Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Area 51
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Big Boy 
Black Lung 
Fig Fart 
Freak 
Get Shorty 
Gettin' Warmer 
Goatee Traverse 
Huge Mamma 
Joe Cool 
Marble Cake 
North Arete 
Phony Baloney 
Phony Baloney Traverse 
Resident Evil 
Scary 
Shagadellic 
Slap Me Silly 
Snake Bite 
SPAM 
Stand Up 
Stumble Bum Traverse 
Suck That 
Sun in My Eye Traverse 
Sun in My Eyes 
Super Sloper 
Two Finger Variation 
Warm Me Up, Scotty 
Unsorted Routes:

Stumble Bum Traverse 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: 
Page Views: 923
Submitted By: ferrells on Dec 16, 2012

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (49)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Stumble Bum Traverse

Description 

This traverse uses most of the attractive feature on the back side of the SPAM boulder. The holds are big and fun, and the holds are textured and rounded. It's great until you get to the end, and then there's sand everywhere, and you have to climb through this awkward choss traverse. If you can figure out a way to start on this, and finish somewhere else, I would recommend that.

Location 

Back side of SPAM boulder. Start seated on the left side of the overhanging face, using pretty good holds. Work up and right across the big holds and rails, until you come to the vert topout at the end. You'll be a foot or so off the ground when you're finishing, so you can actually just brush those holds before you start.

Protection 

3 pads would probably span the whole problem


Comments on Stumble Bum Traverse Add Comment
Show which comments
By Nat Smale
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 9, 2013

This problem is described differently in different sources. The description here is as in the Caldiero guide. Personally, I think that described this way, the route is about V3. Good jugs all the way across. In the Bigwood, Grijalva, Pegg guide, Stumblebum Traverse starts further left, at the base of Joe Cool. This adds several difficult moves, and is quite a bit harder; probably V5.

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!