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Blood on the Rocks 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Rob Robinson, Mark Cartwright - 1985
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Nov 28, 2006
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Description 

Climb a thin, intermittent crack in a slightly left-facing corner (looks more positive than it is) up to a stance below the high roof. There is a perfect handcrack through the roof, but the roof is more easily pulled on the large face holds.


Protection 

Standard rack.



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By Nick Stayner
From: The Magic City
Feb 12, 2007

We bailed out the wimpy way via a right facing corner to the right of the massive roof.

By Stone Brew
From: Chattanooga, TN
Jan 2, 2009

The roof is intimidating, but probably easier than the corner below. You can load it with gear and just swing out with no worries

By Cpn Dunsel
Mar 19, 2011

It felt that the crux was the lower bulge with some bouldery moves but the roof is definitely not without its own set of charms...falls are relatively safe though with bomber gear there if one does decide to log some air time..

By JohnWesely
From: Red River Gorge
Jan 16, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

Pretty fun route. My partner and I couldn't stop talking about it after we did it.