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Hueco 2012

Our time in Hueco Tanks has come and gone and we're now in Las Vegas.  We hope to stay here for 3+ weeks to climb on the cool rocks of Southern Nevada and Southern Utah. I had a fantastic time in Hueco Tanks.  I didn't climb anything extremely difficult for me but I feel very satisfied.  It seemed that there were two distinct levels of boulders for me - those I could do and those I couldn't.  Usually I can project something and it will turn from impossible to possible but not this trip.  The impossible remained impossible.  I was ready to leave but truly I could have stayed there forever.

We met so many nice people on the trip and that is what made it really great.  I know everyone always says that when they blog about a trip but it's true.

At the start of the trip I really wasn't recording any ascents at all.  I find that I am always under motivated to take video at Hueco - maybe it's because I'm so focused on the climbing?  Not sure.  After two weeks or so I started putting the camera on record.

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The first video features some really cool climbs. I think the video turned out well.  I found that if I add a little extra sharpness in post-processing it really improves the video quality by a lot.  Do you notice any difference in picture quality compared to my previous videos?  

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This second video was some extra footage that we recorded on the last day we were there.  My friend Jesse took us up to a cool climb called Theater of the Absurd and I had a lot of fun climbing with him.

Hueco was full of Canadians and fellow Flashed Athletes. I climbed a lot with the famous Max Moore who is crushing it all. Also Ben and Krissy Blakney were there having tons of success. Go Team Flashed.