Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Nook's Rock
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Battaglia's Backside 
Battaglia's Bottom 
Botslayer SDS 
Butt Slammer 
Jim Hall Traverse 
South Face 
That Flakes It 
That Flakes It Arete 
Westside Traverse 
Wimpie's Revenge 
Window Shopper 
Unsorted Routes:

Butt Slammer 

Hueco: V10+ Font: 7C+

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V10+ Font: 7C+ [details]
FA: Rob Candelaria
Page Views: 1,140
Submitted By: Peter Beal on May 16, 2008

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.]
BETA PHOTO: Butt Slammer goes up the middle of the wall, start...

Description 

This is really one of the classic lines on the mountain. Big and steep with a remarkable series of features on a sheer overhanging wall. The question is has it been repeated since reported breakages took place? For such a stunning line, little info has been distributed publicly. See Chip's comments for more background.

On the south side of Nooks Rock is a blatantly obvious, steep wall. Start low and left, move right and grapple with flakes, an obvious pocket, etc.

The rock quality seems to be an issue, but the landing is problematical also. Bring a few spotters and a bunch of pads.

This problem is worth a dozen Trices and may be just as hard.

Protection 

Molto pads.


Comments on Butt Slammer Add Comment
Show which comments
By doug rouse
From: Denver, CO.
Jul 19, 2012

I am interested in the right to left traverse under Butt Slammer. It appears to share the start, but goes left across a heinous crimper, a small pocket, and out to the left arete..Any beta out there?
By doug rouse
From: Denver, CO.
Jul 2, 2013

Just watched a video on a link here. The above question has been answered...Bot Slayer, V10. I'd put in an entry but know next to nothing about it...other than really thin and really hard.
By Hunter Damiani
From: Boulder, Colorado
Nov 10, 2013
rating: V12 8A+ X

I sent this gorgeous, unrepeated line yesterday November 9, 2013. I started matched on the Bot Slayer jug then big first move out right to a crimper, followed the crimps up the middle of the face ending in the obvious seam left of the top point to top out!
By Hunter Damiani
From: Boulder, Colorado
Nov 11, 2013
rating: V12 8A+ X

Here is the video of the first repeat ascent of "Butt Slammer" in 40 years!