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Radio Free Kansas 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Teresa Krolak, Tom Beck Jan 1999
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Submitted By: GabeO on May 13, 2006

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Jen follows the route.

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


The hardest part of this route is getting to the start of it! I found that surmounting the steep bit at the bottom was a bit harder than the 5.7+ rating, but you can get a good nut or two in.

Follow the left-leaning crack til it ends, and then three bolts to the top.


As of 2006, this is the furthest right route in the Flight Path area. It starts about 35 feet right of the huge right-facing corner.


Trad gear, three bolts on the face, and a shared fixed anchor at the top that you can rap or lower from.

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By Nathan Scherneck
From: Portland, OR
Nov 28, 2011
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Protection is good on this route. I recall placing (2) BD 0.5 and (2) 0.75 pieces. Some others too. Fun pulling over the mini-roof.

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