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Routes : North America : Cuba : Varadero : Cuevas del Cigarro (Cigar Caves) : Romeo y Julieta : Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Scorpion

Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Scorpion - V0

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 2
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Flat landing.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty V0
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 1.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


This is on the rim of the left-most part of the cave. Follow the corner up and as you hit the top of the arch moving right, reach behind you and cut your feet to the large bulge and head straight up to top out. Named for the dead scorpion found caught in the web at the top of the arch.

Submitted by: mikeboomer12 on 2008-12-12
Views: 659
Route ID: 97124

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: VentureMedic on 2011-05-16 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun in the Sun!

well i didnt get to see the scorpion but was a great route!

Added: 2011-05-16

  Difficulty V0
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mikeboomer12 on 2008-11-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Ahhhh a dead scorpion...

This is another obvious problem in the cave...but sick...a dead scorpion in a good handhold!!!

Added: 2008-11-18