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Where Boneheads Dare 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C R

   
Type:  Boulder, 25'
Consensus:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: John Long, 1975
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Submitted By: Obi on Aug 9, 2007

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Description 

A committing problem, Where Boneheads Dare entices many who come to Boulder Basin.

Start on the crescent shaped crimper and move up to the tiny crimp higher up. Once the feet are established in the starting hold, move up and slightly left to top out.

The physical / technical crux is down low. Although the remaining moves are physically easier, it's not for the faint of heart.

Location 

One of the easiest problems to find, Where Boneheads Dare is on the boulder closest to the campground loop road (and facing it) between sites 21 and 20.

The most popular way to get off is to jump across a 4' span to a lower boulder north of the Where Boneheads Dare boulder is. Another option is to downclimb a V0 / V1 hueco problem on the east side of the boulder.

Protection 

Crashpads, spotters


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future bonehead
future bonehead
Euan high up, dared to be a bonehead
Euan high up, dared to be a bonehead
Where Boneheads Dare (V5 R), Black Mountain
Where Boneheads Dare (V5 R), Black Mountain

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By C Miller
Administrator
Aug 9, 2007

FA was John Long, 1970's.
By Euan Cameron
Administrator
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Nov 9, 2008
rating: V5 6C R

The starting crux moves are way harder than the rest of the problem. After the crux it is probably no harder than V2 (although like Obi says - it is high of the ground)
By John Long
Jul 20, 2011

FA around 1975. For full value, crank the opening move as a mantle. After the stand up the top is barely 5.10.
By James Arnold
From: Chattanooga
Jul 21, 2011

For fuller value, crank mantle with a stogie/cig jauntily dangling from the lip. My thumb still hurts 16 years later from mantling and stepping on it. Don't get sandbagged by the 5.10 on the above comment, it's solid "10+" imo and would be 5.11a in most areas....