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The Boonyards aka The B2 Pit
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Shot Down In Flames 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

   
Type:  Boulder, 12'
Consensus:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
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Submitted By: Jonathan Williams on May 18, 2009

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Shot Down in Flames.

Description 

This route is most easily recognized by it's pair of double D slopers, at the far left of the "left" wall (the B2 Bomber wall). The entrance rock and the "crack" are off. Sit start with good holds and big feet, and move up to the slopers. Paw at these for awhile, and then move left to a non-obvious but not-bad crimp. Either move left and up (for the left variation, less fun), or move back to the right to a thrilling finish. More or less the same grade, both variations, maybe slightly easier moving left. Surprisingly fun climbing.

Location 

Immediately left upon entering the B2 pit, or the most left climbable face, on the B2 Bomber/A Wing and a Prayer side of the pit.

Protection 

Two pads is probably best, a spotter can be useful too.


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By randy baum
From: Minneapolis, MN
Oct 3, 2012

You gotta finish right for this thing to be anywhere close to V5. That right variation has very fun, intricate beta. Well, it's intricate for me.