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Flux Boulder Classic 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
FA: EB?
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Submitted By: Ian CB on Sep 6, 2011

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Description 

The left Obvious Line on the Flux Boulder. Start standing on the big right facing sidepull feature and climb up the technical face with cool holds to a slightly insecure topout. In the shade most the day since a large pine tree is over the boulder.

Location 

Hike up the CCC trail and once you hit the the first cliff band head left into the talus just before doing the final steeper stairs up to the flatiron and it is in the talus on the left edge just below the Pedestal problem and underneath the big pine tree. There are a couple other really fun lines on this face to that are a little easier.

Protection 

Couple pads. Good Landing


Photos of Flux Boulder Classic Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Just an awesome climb!  And resides in its own chi...
Just an awesome climb! And resides in its own chi...
Rock Climbing Photo: Satermo sticking the sloper
Satermo sticking the sloper
Rock Climbing Photo: Eggy on this classic.  Photo satermo
Eggy on this classic. Photo satermo
Rock Climbing Photo: Dobbe getting into it.
Dobbe getting into it.
Rock Climbing Photo: Zach Bremel going for it.  Sticky Arete can be see...
Zach Bremel going for it. Sticky Arete can be see...

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By Terry Kieck
Sep 21, 2011

Great Problem! I think EB had the FA. EB was did you call this problem? I've forgotten all the names for the problems on this boulder.
By Ian CB
Sep 22, 2011

Figured you guys hit this one up. This is a really nice boulder! If you guys named anything or whatever let me know and I'll change it
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Nov 1, 2011
rating: V4 6B

Fun problem. Trickier than it looks.
By EB
From: Winona
Dec 2, 2011

This was named the flux boulder by Eric Z. Some good stories surround this boulder which are probably best left out of the digital realm! great work on all the documenting and developing. I would love a tour of all the new stuff next spring!
By madisonchoss
Oct 28, 2013

This is an extremely good boulder problem.
By Austin Lynch
Apr 21, 2014

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the main photo on this page of "Sticky Arete"? It even says 'flux boulder, right corner' in the caption.
By Ian CB
Apr 21, 2014

The photo is Flux boulder classic
By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Apr 22, 2014
rating: V4+ 6B+

I moved the pic, Austin is correct.
By Landon Schoenmann
From: Oshkosh
May 1, 2016

Amazing problem!! The top out is the cherry on top! Rather spicy.
By 9fingers
From: Westfield, IN
Jun 30, 2016

Anyone have GPS on this one? I had a hard time finding it last weekend.
By Tony Brengosz
Jun 30, 2016
rating: V4 6B

The directions are a bit confusing because it says to go left before the final stairs up to the flatiron. That isn't necessarily wrong, but what it really means is to go straight down hill (south) from the trail where there's that small stone wall cemented onto a boulder to kind of mark the turn uphill.
By SteveSchultz
Jul 1, 2016

You can also find the problem called ObZen that's right off the trail and walk into the talus just past that, slightly past a large pine tree. It's maybe 50-100 feet into the talus and slightly downhill from that position. The boulder itself faces downhill and it's in a cluster of fairly large boulders. Hope that helps.
By madisonchoss
Jul 2, 2016

There's a fairly obvious large pine tree on the downhill side of this boulder. The problem "The Pedestal" is (mountainproject.com/v/the-pede... is about 1/2 of the way to flux boulder from where steve and tony suggested cutting down.
By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Jul 2, 2016
rating: V4+ 6B+

The GPS coordinates at the spot where you walk due west from the CCC trail to this boulder are: 43*24'46"N and 89*42'40"W. I'll post a photo of the spot where you walk directly west towards a very tall pine tree. Boulder is under this tree. It's maybe 100 yards directly west of the CCC trail from this spot.

This was the easiest approach IMO, but as the comments above point out, you can approach from any direction.
By madisonchoss
Jul 2, 2016

God I hope this photo is a macro of the exact spot on the trail from which you step into the talus....

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