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Left Donkey Show

V5, Boulder, 14 ft,  Avg: 3.3 from 22 votes
FA: Bob Murray
Texas > Hueco Tanks > E Mountain > Donkey Show Wall
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This classic line may be easy if you have enough reach, or extremely challenging if you can't reach the horizontal rail. Start on a sidepull and jug at 6 ft, make a move into an undercling and make a big reach for the horizontal rail. The rail is good enough to cut if you need to. Continue up on a few small crimps to an easier topout.


On the left side of the boulder. Just right of "Nuns and Donkeys".


Pads and Spotters, helps to have a spotter up on the boulder behind in case you blow the topout.

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WesABQ coming up just short on the reach for the jug.  Photo by Sam Davis
[Hide Photo] WesABQ coming up just short on the reach for the jug. Photo by Sam Davis

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Tim Steele
Bishop, CA.
[Hide Comment] This is a Bob Murray problem Dec 27, 2010
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
[Hide Comment] Definitely an "el Murray." Aug 26, 2013
[Hide Comment] Don't let the reach deter you. I am 5'8" and did this problem and it is got some great, heady finishing moves. The reachy move was the crux however but it's doable for 5 foot assassins. May 30, 2016