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The Lobster Tail 

Hueco: V1 Font: 5

Type:  Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V0 Font: 4 [details]
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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Apr 18, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Lobster tail is on the boulder to the right...up t...


Start on the feature that looks like a lobster's tail. Climb up and right on easy ground (jugs and obvious feet). Downclimb/slide other slide on boulder.
This can be a good warm up in winter to get the muscles moving (do it in sneakers).


Just east of Hobbit Hole at the feature thatlooks like a lobster's tail.


Pad and spotter if you are maxing out at grade.

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By BrianWinslow
From: Concord, NH
Oct 3, 2007

Personally I'd go with VO- and a lot of fun.
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
May 2, 2009

Brian I agree V1 is way to hard V0 is more like it
By Russ Keane
Jul 29, 2014

Definitely easier than V1.
By Cryptic C62
From: Boston, MA
Nov 23, 2014
rating: V0 4

In my opinion, a great climb to introduce someone to P-way, or outdoor bouldering in general. Striking feature, obvious holds, pretty safe.
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