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I'm Not Worthy T 
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I'm Not Worthy 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Matt Kuehl on Jan 11, 2013

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Matt Kuehl on I'm Not Worthy. Photo: Andy Reger

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


I'm Not Worthy climbs an awesome OW splitter crack on great varnished rock. This is one of the cleanest offwidths I have climbed in RR. Great fun but some complications exist because there is no (obvious) bolted anchor. At the end of the day I just downclimbed the route to clean the anchor and gear.

Note: This line has probably seen a few ascent parties throughout history and likely it has been followed upwards through the arch at some point.


Between Fiddler and Overhanging Hangover. Scramble up some 3rd/4th class ramps to reach a ledge on the left side of a dark varnished pillar.


Something similar to #4, old #4, 3x #5 Camalot. Multiple hand sizes for anchor.

2 protection bolts appeared on this pitch at some point but they are unnecessary.

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