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Black Sheep 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Nic Oklobzija
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Submitted By: Dobbe on Sep 29, 2009

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Nic on the FA.


Starts low under roof and move up to to large feature and move right to lip and top out. There are hold all the way to the lip. This is the best roof problem at the lake large features no tiny crimps just hard climbing.


walk to far right side of 500 foot boulder field. Head up talus to woods on right. Boulders are near top of the woods. Super slap in straight up from these woods. Right of can we cane em about fifty feet.


lots of pads.

Photos of Black Sheep Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Gabe matching hands. crux!!
Gabe matching hands. crux!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Dobbe tying in vain.
Dobbe tying in vain.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gabe at the Power Plant Project
Gabe at the Power Plant Project
Rock Climbing Photo: First move is not that bad but the next one is to ...
First move is not that bad but the next one is to ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dobbe checking out his new found line.
Dobbe checking out his new found line.
Rock Climbing Photo: Focus
Rock Climbing Photo: Nic almost finished.
Nic almost finished.

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By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Sep 30, 2009

Nice find!!!
By Dobbe
Sep 30, 2009

Some one who cranks double digits needs to get on this. This will take more pinch strength and core then I have. Back to the gym I go.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Sep 30, 2009

Love the name!
By sweatpants
From: Broomfield, CO
Sep 30, 2009

sounds really cool!
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Oct 13, 2009

Sent today. Black Sheep Soup V6/7. FA: Nic Oklobzija.
By Dobbe
Oct 13, 2009

Nice work Nic!! Good day!
By sweatpants
From: Broomfield, CO
Aug 28, 2010

maybe you forget the day you sent it... you didn't exactly give it rave reviews. Not that i climb anymore.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Aug 28, 2010

I haven't been bouldering Nic, that's my excuse.;) Soon though, and I know Dobbe is psyched to go finish it up.
By Ian CB
Nov 14, 2015
rating: V9 7C

This is a good line, though definitely harder than advertised for me.. Probably V9 and bring a knee pad to ride out the first number of moves. I did it with a big and small pad and fell all over the thing. This deserves more attention. Also the description is wrong, this is definitely not the best roof problem at the lake.

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