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Bro's Before Holes 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Rob & Pat Dezonia, Jerry Handren. Nov 2006
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Submitted By: Matt Kuehl on Nov 14, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Nick Rhoads eyes up Bro's Before Holes

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


Bro's Before Holes is a must-do for the offwidth and squeeze enthusiast. This route climbs an intimidating wide crack requiring significant physical effort and mental-pysch to send. Protected primarily with Big Bro's this climb is a unique experience destine to be added to your list of stories from Red Rock.


The obvious wide crack on the south facing corner between Midnight Oil and Bottle Bill.


Double #6, x3 Green and Blue Big Bros.

Old #4 protects the top section on easier but loose terrain.

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By Matt Kuehl
From: Las Vegas
Nov 14, 2012

There is a very hollow hour-glass feature near the top of this climb (after the wideness) that could easily be ripped off. Heads up!
By Tradoholic
Nov 14, 2012

There's currently a left-behind anchor up there, the tri-cam and purple nut are recent but the rest might be pretty old and is on shallow nuts. The anchor ought to be at the top of the business, under the hourglass choss but that would require large cams or (ahem!) hardware.

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