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The Butterknife 

Hueco: V6-7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V6-7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Jon Guinther
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jon Guinther on Sep 8, 2012

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Sundown Ledge Bouldering


I found some chalk and cleaned boulders in this area, but I don't know how they missed this gem! It was completely covered in lichen when I found it and quite unclimbable. After a bunch of cleaning it turned into a great line.

Start standing with your hands on either side. Then desperately muscle your way up the arete.

A lower start is probably possible and much harder.


Walk up the trail until you get to a 12 foot, blank, overhanging boulder on the right. Turn left off the trail and look for the obvious overhang/nose.



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Rock Climbing Photo: Sundown Ledge Bouldering
Sundown Ledge Bouldering
Rock Climbing Photo: The other side
The other side
Rock Climbing Photo: Sundown Ledge Bouldering
Sundown Ledge Bouldering
Rock Climbing Photo: One side of The Butterknife
One side of The Butterknife

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By matthewWallace
From: Sandwich, NH
Sep 3, 2017

Where on the overhang did you start?

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