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The Butt Plug North Side 

Hueco: V0- Font: 4- PG13

Type:  Boulder, 16'
Original:  Hueco: V0- Font: 4- PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Ben Rillie on Jul 27, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: North side of the Butt Plug.

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Start with the two obvious hand holds that are about shoulder height. Use the crack to the left and a couple of decent sized hand holds to the right to make your way to the top. Didn't know if this was already named so I'm just referring to it as Butt Plug North Side.


The route starts on the north side of the boulder.


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By Michael Himawan
From: Oakland, CA
Mar 10, 2011
rating: V-easy 3 PG13

I remember there were a few plausible holds on the East overhung face, too. Anyone happen to have the beta on that?
By Adam Kimmerly
Mar 10, 2011
rating: V0- 4- PG13

Yup! That's probably the best problem on the boulder in my opinion. It gets the YDS grade of 5.10d which would correlate to V1.
By HarrisonE
Nov 7, 2011

I did that over hanging face, it took me a while because the foot holds were so polished from so many climbers, but I scrubbed the feet with a brush and eventually got it. I would give it a V3+ due to a strange but cool (somewhat slopey) topout. It would be a V2- if the first few foot holds weren't so slick.
By Chris Kehoe
Sep 20, 2015

So many variations to this face. I'd say the down climb goes for about 5.6, but depending on where you draw the line you could have 5.12/V4 potential. Great at helping new climbers build their confidence.

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