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Springfield Bouldering (Hooes Rd)
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Horse Head Route 

Horse Head Route 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Eli Buzzell on Apr 27, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: The V4 at the springfield boulders

Description 

This route is a blast! Start on an obvious jug, with an obvious foot, and work up the route using pretty wild moves. I believe the crux is latching the small hold coming off the horizontalsideunderclings. I found that topping out to the right is a good secure way to go.

Location 

On the right wall in the middle, directly to the right where it says that Robyn & Wayne.

Protection 

Pads and a spotter.


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By Curt Dvonch
Dec 16, 2014


Thanks for posting this route. I had a blast climbing it back in 2010. Too bad it was the only decent problem I could find in a 30+ mile radius!
By Eli Buzzell
From: Lives in a 4runner
Dec 17, 2014

Nice! Glad to see that my small contributions have not been wasted.
It is an awesome problem!
By G Coe
Feb 23, 2015
rating: V2+ 5+

First climbed here in 2000, this problem was one of the first that we put up. Called it the Horse Head route at V2. To the right of this is Tiger vs. Crane (also V2) that has a V5 campus start called Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nothing to Fuck With.
By Eli Buzzell
From: Lives in a 4runner
Feb 24, 2015

I've updated the name, thanks for the info!