Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Wasp King Boulder
Select Route:
Ankle Breaker 
Baby's First Splashdown 

Baby's First Splashdown 

Hueco: V1 Font: 5

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V1 Font: 5 [details]
FA: Kyle Martin
New Route: Yes
Season: Summer, Spring, Early Fall
Page Views: 567
Submitted By: Joe Ballent on Jul 30, 2008

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (2)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
splash

Description 

Depending on water levels, you'll be able to mantle onto a nice shelf to stand on for the start. Lots of left and right-leaning holds. Be ready to stretch. About three-quarters of the way up, mantle up to a sitting position. If you're climbing in the summer, watch out for gigantic Dobson flies.

Location 

Swim/wade out to the far edge of the boulder. Start as far right as possible.

Protection 

When you fall, just be sure to push off from the rock. About 12 feet out from shore the ground drops out- it's highly recommended to not climb too close to shore. Watch out for submerged Tammy roots.


Photos of Baby's First Splashdown Slideshow Add Photo
splash
splash
The crux.
The crux.
Joe Ballent on Baby's First Splashdown.
Joe Ballent on Baby's First Splashdown.
pushing off
pushing off
Leland Thompson matching on Baby's First Splashdown.
Leland Thompson matching on Baby's First Splashdow...
enjoying the ride down
enjoying the ride down
Joe Ballent grabbing a rest
Joe Ballent grabbing a rest

Comments on Baby's First Splashdown Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -