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Buttermilk Face Right 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C PG13

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Original:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Jeremy Schoenborn on Jul 7, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Nicholas Rondilone on Buttermilk face right. Photo...

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Description 

long lockoffs between good crimps and flakes to straight forward topout

Location 

first face climb left of cracker boy

Protection 

pads


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By Sean Denny
From: Irvine
Nov 28, 2016
rating: V4 6B PG13

Felt pretty mellow for a V5, but I'm rather tall and there were some long reaches. I'd guesstimate that for folks with less than a 5'10" reach this would be a bit harder.
By Verg
From: Fullerton, CA
Dec 7, 2016
rating: V5 6C

Its the traversing first move that seems the hardest for short people. I have seen some videos of people neglecting the first move, but that is what makes this problem a V5 in my opinion.
By AJ
Jan 3, 2017

Interesting. I've done this problem a few times but it never occurred to me to start on waist high holds as specified in the new guidebook. The beta in the older guide (where the v5 rating came from, ironically) was simply "the problem in the middle of the face."

It’s interesting to see how different folks interpret the same piece of rock.
By Verg
From: Fullerton, CA
Jun 13, 2017
rating: V5 6C

From what I understand there is a downed tree that has fallen from the other side of this boulder. It is making topping out this problem impossible or very difficult. I only saw a photo. Anyone been up to Cracker Boy lately?

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