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"Dead Bug" 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 5'
Consensus:  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
Lyra doing the "Dead bug" pose
Lyra doing the "Dead bug" pose
Obi smooth as silk on the crux of Dead Bug
Obi smooth as silk on the crux of Dead Bug
Robb showing us what a dead bug looks like... eith...
Robb showing us what a dead bug looks like... eith...
Robb shows us his pinch strength on Dead Bug (phot...
Robb shows us his pinch strength on Dead Bug (phot...
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
From: Riverside, CA
Sep 17, 2012