REI Community
Central Sector
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
JBs Seam 
Like a Virgin 
Problem A 
Problem B 
Problem C 
Problem D 
Problem E 
Problem F 
Problem G 
Problem H 
Problem I 
Problem J 
Problem K 
Problem L 
Problem M 
Problem N 
Problem N - SDS 
Problem O 
Problem P 
Problem Q 
Problem R 

Like a Virgin 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A R

Type:  Boulder, 25'
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A R [details]
FA: John Bachar, 1980s
Page Views: 1,933
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Oct 21, 2007

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (8)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Like a Virgin Wall Topo


A couple of hard moves on poor finger locks allows really good finger locks to be reached. Follow the crack to the top.

Near the top there is a long reach for a good hold, which although easier can be scary.


Center crack.



Photos of Like a Virgin Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: like a virgin V3 Bacher boulders
BETA PHOTO: like a virgin V3 Bacher boulders

Comments on Like a Virgin Add Comment
Show which comments
By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Sep 29, 2009

Here is a video of the problem

By Russ Walling
Sep 30, 2009

Like a Virgin??? Where did you get that FA name?
By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Oct 1, 2009

The crack is refered to that name in both the Stone Crusade book and the Lewis and Moynier guide.
By Russ Walling
Oct 2, 2009

Interesting. That is NOT what that crack is called. Like a Virgin, the song via that tart Madonna came out in 1984. Bachar did that crack in probably 1979 or maybe 1980 at the latest. I'll ask around as to the original name, but it was called "Picnic Table Crack" or just "The Crack at the Bachar Boulders" since as far back as I recall....and that is like 1981 or so.
By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Oct 17, 2009

Hmmm, I don't think the problem is named after the Madonna song. I suspect it is named after the perfect finger slots found up the crack...
By Andy Liu
From: Eastern Sierra
Dec 8, 2013

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About