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Fat Raccoon 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V9 Font: 7C [details]
FA: Peter Bonamichi or Old school
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ian CB on May 8, 2012

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Katie on Fat Raccoon.


Starting right hand in the jug and left hand underneath the roof climb up and left encountering some tough moves along the way. A low start is possible and will bump the difficulty up.


Just below el parasol project. Or from the north shore beach where the trails intersect near the tumbled rocks trail head up hill a couple hundred feet above the bench.


A few pads. The landing is not perfect. 4 would be good.

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Rock Climbing Photo: On the upper moves.
On the upper moves.
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Yeah Remo
Rock Climbing Photo: Peter pulls down on his problem Fat Raccoon
Peter pulls down on his problem Fat Raccoon
Rock Climbing Photo: Fat Raccoon is the green line
Fat Raccoon is the green line
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Remo trying it out on a nice morning. These are t...

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By Ian CB
May 16, 2012

This is a good one, and it has a very short approach. Curious how hard others think this one is.
By Dobbe
Jun 3, 2012
rating: V7-8 7B

Cool problem.
By SteveSchultz
Oct 11, 2012

Katie finished this one up last night and ended up taking a more direct finish. Instead of busting out left to the arete she just went straight up after getting the sharp left hand crimp. Tops out in the same spot.

Very cool problem!
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Oct 11, 2012
rating: V8- 7B

Hell yeah Katie, great job!
By Dobbe
Nov 4, 2012
rating: V7-8 7B

Great line!!! One hard move and great movement to the top. Don't let the grade deter you from trying this one. Hard move is right off the ground and might be more like a 7 with good temps.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Nov 10, 2013
rating: V8- 7B

Good temps make a huge difference with this one.
By clayton groth
From: la crosse, WI
May 21, 2015
rating: V8+ 7B+

This is an awesome problem, slept on imo! For comparison, I felt like this was harder than Weasel, Bulbous, and the adjacent Fridge. Took ages to figure out good high-step beta for me. I've seen shorter people hike this thing tho... so idk. I'd be curious to see what other people around 6' think.

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