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Shootin' Blanks 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 1 pitch, 12'
Consensus:  Hueco: V2 Font: 5+ [details]
FA: Sean Carlson aka Dj Ahn
New Route: Yes
Season: sept - june
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Submitted By: sulli on Feb 29, 2008

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Shootin' Blanks - V4 - Lower West Side 

Discovery of a shiny bolt 2/3 way up this 12 foot face made us realize we weren't the first to be out in this area, i imagine this went in before pads were cool.

This problem requires both power and finesse. Laying back on slaps and slopers, work up n right with friction only to a small but positive knob, from there it gets tricky requiring a short traverse out onto the roof before bringing the feet up left and mantling over.

This problem is in a cool spot just down from the big Broken Promises Boulder.

Location 

Located in the Lower west side.

Also here you will find another short but awesome smear-fest directly up the face of this boulder, we call this V5+ slab the Poker Face( FA: Sean Carlson) On this line the granite is blank, almost vert, and your moving basically on fingernails or just texture.

Protection 

2 pads minimum and a spotter as a fall here could be disasterous.


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By 213blc
From: THA WEST COAST
May 20, 2011
rating: V2 5+

Sommerset's version of Cocaine Corner hehe!

Watch out for snakes in the landing!