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Tombstone (aka Six-Ton Weenie) 

Hueco: V-easy Font: 3

Type:  Boulder, 8'
Original:  Hueco: V-easy Font: 3 [details]
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Apr 21, 2009

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Sit start and crank the face without pulling on either arete.

Real shame it isn't longer.


Middle of the tombstone shaped block



Photos of Tombstone (aka Six-Ton Weenie) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Toby looking good.
Toby looking good.
Rock Climbing Photo: Tombstone Topo
BETA PHOTO: Tombstone Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Route #156, the "Six-Ton Weenie."
Route #156, the "Six-Ton Weenie."

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By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Sep 14, 2011

According to " A Climber's Guide to Mt.Rubidiux" by Steve Mackay (1978) this formation (and route) was called the "Six-Ton Weenie." What's the justification for changing the name?
By C Miller
From: CA
Sep 14, 2011
rating: V-easy 3

The name comes from the Southern California Bouldering Guide (Fry).
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Sep 14, 2011

Well, the Mackay guide predates the Fry guide, and both Vogel and Fry have taken liberties in regard to route names at Mt. Rubidoux.

edit....Thank you, Euan, for the update!
By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Sep 16, 2011

Good info and I have augmented the description.

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