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Free Base 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Paul Crawford, Paul Van Petten, Nick Nordblom, Jay Smith 1987
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Submitted By: Eric-D on Dec 13, 2011

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Nick Nordblum on Free Base (5.12a), Red Rock Phot...

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


Begin about 10 feet right of Crack, above a scrub oak bush. Climb a seam and ledges angling up and left. There is no hanger on the third bolt; overall, the bolts are not in the best condition.


5th route from the left.


(3) #00, (1) #0, (1) #4 Friends, #5 and #6 Rocks. 3 bolts

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By Michael Kimm
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jan 12, 2014
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

Hard at 11+, at least for shorty me. A hard sequence off of a hand jam leads to a no hands rest, then three bolts of ever steepening pump.

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