Login with Facebook
Smooth Operator Area
Select Route:
A Slab Called Spot 
Angry Squirrel Left 
Angry Squirrel Right 
Bud White 
Catch Me If You Can 
Close the Trenchcoat 
Cold Feet 
Dirty North 
Don't judge this cover 
El Parasol Project 
Expose Yourself 
Fat Raccoon 
Fat Raccoon Sit aka Skinny Raccoon 
Fat Squirrel 
Fat Trick 
Flash or Die 
Frenchy start 
Fridge direct, The 
Fridge, The 
Glory or Death 
Grave Digger, The 
Grave of the Fallen 
Green Slab 
Hot and Ready  
Licking the Weasel 
Midnight Snack 
Midwest Dream 
Mixed Emotion 
One and Only, The 
One Move Wonder Warmup 
Open Trenchcoat 
Rubik's Cubicle 
Sir Mix Alot 
Smooth Operator 
Smooth Roof Project 
Snake Charmer 
Spit out the Seeds 
Squirrel Arete 
Suck on the Juice 
Tilted Boulder Project 
Tilted Boulder Slab 
Two Face 
Upper Block 
Vice Grip 
Weasel Bite 
Weasel in yo Pants 
Weasel Left 
Weasel on Crack 
Weasel Warmup 
What Up Weasel 
What What! 
Mountain Project has launched a new site: Powder Project, and we're giving away loads of gear, including skis & Oakley goggles. Check it out!

Fat Raccoon 

Hueco: V9 Font: 7C

Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V8- Font: 7B [details]
FA: Peter Bonamichi or Old school
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 962
Submitted By: Ian CB on May 8, 2012

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (4)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Katie on Fat Raccoon.


Starting right hand in the jug and left hand underneath the roof climb up and left encountering some tough moves along the way. A low start is possible and will bump the difficulty up.


Just below el parasol project. Or from the north shore beach where the trails intersect near the tumbled rocks trail head up hill a couple hundred feet above the bench.


A few pads. The landing is not perfect. 4 would be good.

Photos of Fat Raccoon Slideshow Add Photo
On the upper moves.
On the upper moves.
Yeah Remo
Yeah Remo
Peter pulls down on his problem Fat Raccoon
Peter pulls down on his problem Fat Raccoon
Remo trying it out on a nice morning.  These are t...
Remo trying it out on a nice morning. These are t...
Fat Raccoon is the green line
Fat Raccoon is the green line

Comments on Fat Raccoon Add Comment
Show which comments
By Ian CB
May 16, 2012

This is a good one, and it has a very short approach. Curious how hard others think this one is.
By Dobbe
Jun 3, 2012
rating: V7-8 7B

Cool problem.
By SteveSchultz
Oct 11, 2012

Katie finished this one up last night and ended up taking a more direct finish. Instead of busting out left to the arete she just went straight up after getting the sharp left hand crimp. Tops out in the same spot.

Very cool problem!
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Oct 11, 2012
rating: V8- 7B

Hell yeah Katie, great job!
By Dobbe
Nov 4, 2012
rating: V7-8 7B

Great line!!! One hard move and great movement to the top. Don't let the grade deter you from trying this one. Hard move is right off the ground and might be more like a 7 with good temps.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Nov 10, 2013
rating: V8- 7B

Good temps make a huge difference with this one.
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
and Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!