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"Dead Bug" 

"Dead Bug" 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 5'
Original:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
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Submitted By: Obi on Aug 3, 2007

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Lyra determined not to be a dead bug (photo by A. ...

Description 

A very short overhanging problem with a good landing on sharp and crystal-lined holds. The rock quality seems less than stellar, but so far has held up against countless attempts.

Sit start on the right facing flake and top out on the gritty sloper lip.

  • Note:Known in the printed guides as "unnamed", "Dead Bug" was given after numerous people noticed how many seem to look like a dead bug on their back if they fail to latch the holds. If anyone knows the given name and the F.A., I'm more than happy to change it and give credit where credit is due.

Location 

Just downhill of and facing Bellyflop.

Protection 

Crashpad


Photos of "Dead Bug" Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Lyra doing the "Dead bug" pose
Lyra doing the "Dead bug" pose
Rock Climbing Photo: Obi smooth as silk on the crux of Dead Bug
Obi smooth as silk on the crux of Dead Bug
Rock Climbing Photo: Robb showing us what a dead bug looks like... eith...
Robb showing us what a dead bug looks like... eith...
Rock Climbing Photo: Robb shows us his pinch strength on Dead Bug (phot...
Robb shows us his pinch strength on Dead Bug (phot...
Rock Climbing Photo: Me sending Deadbug
Me sending Deadbug

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By Dan Popa
Aug 8, 2007
rating: V4 6B

Taller people may want to skip the pinch and go straight to the lip since your knee can block progress to the lip off of the pinch.
By PrrdyLady
Sep 17, 2012

By bradfish
May 27, 2015

My friend broke the start hold on 5/23/15. It went from an incut full pad to a flat half pad. I’d say it bumps up the difficulty one or two grades.

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