Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Cross of Choss Boulder
Select Route:
Bedroom Smackdown 

Bedroom Smackdown 

Hueco: V5- Font: 6C

   
Type:  Boulder, 14'
Consensus:  Hueco: V2+ Font: 5+ [details]
FA: Joe Morgan (?)
Page Views: 141
Submitted By: Hiker Hell on Jun 19, 2011

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (2)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Dakota slow dances across Bedroom Smackdown.

Remember to fill out a wilderness permit, even if climbing for the day! MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Bedroom Smackdown starts with delicate, balancy moves and ends with a desperate slap-happy finish to top it out.

Start at the obvious horizontal crack, and work your way right and up through the crack cross. Crux is topping out the beach on top. The rock crumbles under your hands, but with the right technique and enough desperation, one can top it out and feel the elation of the Smackdown.

Even after enlisting a small army of day laborers to clean the climb, rock still crumbles under your hands and feet at the top. But the climb still flows well and has some fun moves. Top it out. Do it right. Love life. Climb hard.

Note: We heard the boulder may have been named "Samurai X" by another group. But there were no samurais in site, and the cracks form a "T", not an X. We suspect the boulder had an earthly shift at some point and was an "X", but after the shift, the cracks form a "T".

Protection 

Pad. Stoke.


Photos of Bedroom Smackdown Slideshow Add Photo
Bedroom Smackdown, Tramway
Bedroom Smackdown, Tramway

Comments on Bedroom Smackdown Add Comment
Show which comments
By C Miller
Administrator
Aug 9, 2011
rating: V2+ 5+

The reason nobody bothered with this before was the cool bonsai that was making a go in the horizontal crack that appears to have been snapped off and discarded to make the problem go - way classy.

This thing is a grainpile (although it's cleaning up) and would be V2+ tops in Joshua Tree.
By RTM
Aug 10, 2011

I watched Joe Morgan climb this thing in around 2001. It looked so shitey that I didn't bother putting it in the guide.