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Saturday Night Live 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 13'
Consensus:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
FA: John Yablonski
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Submitted By: AJ on Jan 1, 2005

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This is an entertaining boulder problem 20 yards from the Real Hidden Valley Parking lot. Park and walk west, as per Loose Lady. After 5-6 seconds of hiking, look over your right shoulder. You'll see a big scoop with a chalky handhold on the left. Grab the hold, smear your feet and dyno to the lip. Then make an easy mantel to finish the job.

A rating on this one is pretty meaningless...

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Photos of Saturday Night Live Slideshow Add Photo
The Launch.  SNL, April 08.  Photo by Darin Limver...
The Launch. SNL, April 08. Photo by Darin Limver...
Darin sticking it on SNL. April '06.
Darin sticking it on SNL. April '06.
The Catch.  SNL, April 08.  Photo by Darin Limvere...
The Catch. SNL, April 08. Photo by Darin Limvere...
Al Liu getting it done
Al Liu getting it done
French sticking SNL
French sticking SNL
From the guide, Joshua Tree Bouldering, 1993 editi...
From the guide, Joshua Tree Bouldering, 1993 editi...
Hands
Hands
Goin' for it!
Goin' for it!
One hand grab
One hand grab
Wouldn't stick with one hand, so why not try two?
Wouldn't stick with one hand, so why not try two?
SNL
SNL
Footwear of the day, Converse All-Stars
Footwear of the day, Converse All-Stars

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By Joe Brophy
From: San Diego
Feb 10, 2005

I agree with AJ. You can basically scrap the V rating on this problem. If you are 5'0" it will be a long flight to the top. And a person 6'0" and over it is really not a dyno. But either way it is fun, so have at it.
By brad schierer
Aug 21, 2006
rating: V4 6B

I'm 5'8. took me 4 tries before i could grab the jug and not swing off from the momentum. btw i used the rail in the scoop for my feet and it worked pretty well. tons o fun for a one move wonder.
By Luke Bertelsen
Dec 13, 2006
rating: V5 6C

A truly classic boulder problem. You look at the face and it seems that the holds were placed perfectly for an amazing boulder problem. So good that you have to do it again and again.
By Justin Edl
Dec 22, 2006

One of the funnest moves anywhere!
By ROC
From: Englewood, CO
Jan 19, 2007

Bring a pad unless you plan on manteling off the sucka. It's a long drop. Good landing, but a long drop none the less...made all the more painful in super tight climbing shoes. Personal experience... Sent on the second go!
By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Nov 12, 2007

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By Russ Walling
From: www.FishProducts.com
Dec 1, 2007

The name was picked by Yabo, who called it Saturday Night Live, because he did it 9 times in a row on a Saturday night for the FA. Yep, at night, FA, and I bet he did the whole problem too... not dropping off without the doing the mantel... the shame! 99.469% sure no flashlight either.
By Tradoholic
Dec 13, 2013

Speaking of not doing the whole problem, I assumed matching on crack was the proper start, making this a two move wonder.