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Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
FA: Glen Burke
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Submitted By: GoSharks on Oct 10, 2008

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Bar fly

Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed MORE INFO >>>


Two starting holds, one undercling right, and small undercling pocket for the left. Sit start makes the grade. Do it sitting on the ground for full effect. Go up and left to a crimp rail, then slightly right is a slanted jug. Next, to slopers to the right of that and up to a crystal to the top out.


Located at the middle of the Standard Overhang boulder.



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By kevin duffy
Jun 12, 2011

have NOT done but from observing its hard, people dont like it because they cant do the first move. TRY HARDER and crank off your feet. and flex to third move.... looks like youre their from their.
By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
Jun 12, 2011

Why don't you try harder and actually get it done before spewing beta you giant dong?
Crank off your feet? Flex for a move? WTF does that even mean? Sounds like a large bowl of STFU and more time on the pink-tape problems would serve you well...
By Brent Huff
From: SLC, UT
Oct 15, 2011

Mountain Bro, delete your skewed ratings.
By Jon Marek
From: Sioux Falls, SD
Nov 13, 2012

I've never seen this boulder but I talked to my bro and he told me if you clench your anus for the first and sixth move then the crux is only about 5.8ish.

Hope this helps.
By lance bateman
Jan 7, 2013

Pretty sure the first ascent was by Glen Burke.
By Ben Folsom
Jan 7, 2013

Yep... FA was Glen Burke.
By Colin R
From: Ottawa, ON
Aug 17, 2013

Is this a good climb or a bad one? Is it a V8 or a V-Easy (check out the suggested ratings)? Never having been on it I would have a negative association with it based on what people are saying here which is kind of lame really - its probably a nice line. The problem is listed at V8 but the consensus is V4 or V5?? Then come the wildly inappropriate/unhelpful comments. Not that I am here to monitor anything but come on - "giant dong" - really?
By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
Sep 23, 2013

@colin rickert-

This problem is well worth doing. The sit start goes at v8/9 and the stand start goes at v5.

And as far as giant dongs go- Kevin probably shouldn't be giving out any beta for problems he hasn't done.
By Marley Nelson
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov 28, 2013

Did this yesterday, it felt comparably easy when its 30 degrees out. Also did the first move off a pad and not the dirt... still count?
first v8 up little.
By Garrett C
From: SL,UT
Oct 30, 2014
rating: V5 6C

Did the stand start today. Crystal is sharp as hell, and topout was pretty dicey. Fun as hell. My rating is for stand start.
By dave rosen
Aug 3, 2015

Video beta for barfly and superfly

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