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Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

Type:  Boulder, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
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Submitted By: veritus on Jan 3, 2007

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Jason on the night send.


Crux is the first two moves.



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Rock Climbing Photo: Justyn making moves on Bowling Ball
Justyn making moves on Bowling Ball
Rock Climbing Photo: The left hand starting hold.  Not quite as deep as...
The left hand starting hold. Not quite as deep as...
Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out Bowling Ball near Buoux Boulder.
Topping out Bowling Ball near Buoux Boulder.
Rock Climbing Photo: Flashing the Bowling Ball problem.
BETA PHOTO: Flashing the Bowling Ball problem.

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By Aeon Aki
Mar 29, 2007

This problem is actually on a separate boulder below the Buoux Boulder. Walk downhill and slightly right from Speed to locate it. Begin with your left hand in the three obvious monos and your right on the thin edge then go straight up. Classic!
By Tyler McBabe
From: SpanishFork, UT
Mar 18, 2012
rating: V5- 6C

This was a classic route! I found the crux is when you're hands are on the sloper rails and you're trying to find tge right feet for your body type. LOVE IT!
By Rachel Paietta
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 1, 2012
rating: V4 6B

I back flopped on my first attempt and was really glad we had a pad set back on the rock sticking out of the ground away from the boulder, but still under the problem. Just a helpful hint for pad placement if you bring an extra :)
By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
Sep 11, 2012
rating: V4 6B

agreed that the crux is actually when you're trying to find the best way to the lip from the sloper.
Tricky and fun!

starting holds aren't as bad as I expected
By Luke Childers
Nov 3, 2012

So freaken good!!! Maybe my fav of the trip this one! Way cool!

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