Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Bruise Brothers Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
A-Beano S 
Bee's Business S 
CH4 S 
Critters on the Cliff S 
Don't Take Yer Guns to Town S 
Flutterby Blue S 
Get on the Good Foot T 
Hey There Fancy Pants S 
Immodium AD T 
Jungle Trundler S 
Little Viper S 
Offering, The S 
Ohio Climbing S 
P. Heist Rockway to Heaven, The T 
Put the Best Foot Forward T,S 
Rat Stew S 
Redeye Brew S 
Redriveroutdoors.com S 
Return of Manimal S 
Rising S 
Send Me on My Way S 
Stay Off the Radio Jeff! S 
Sweet Jane S 
Tomthievery (aka The Sultan Returns) T 
Trundling Kentucky S 
Workin For the Weekend S 

Rat Stew 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jared Hancock, Joel Bruhn, Tim Powers - 2004
Page Views: 4,253
Submitted By: eDixon on Nov 14, 2007

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (164)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Up on Rat Stew.

Private Property MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Nice moderate sport route. Climb up the low-angle slabby start on balancy little knobs. Then climb up the steeper upper wall using good big holds.

Location 

This is the farthest route to the right on the wall.

Protection 

Bolts; bolted anchors at the top.


Photos of Rat Stew Slideshow Add Photo
Oct. 07.
Oct. 07.
Climber on Rat Stew
Climber on Rat Stew
Rat Stew
Rat Stew

Comments on Rat Stew Add Comment
Show which comments
By saxfiend
Administrator
From: Decatur, GA
Oct 24, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This was my favorite lead at the Bruise Brothers area; maybe a little soft for a 10, but still pretty sustained most of the way. Rain was coming down steady, so the moves to the first bolt were soaking wet, but after that it was dry all the way. Hats off to my belayer for standing there getting soaked while I led it (well not quite soaked, he was wearing a poncho)!
By Mark Kauz
From: Madison, WI
Apr 3, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fantastic climb. Had a little bit of everything, a slab on the knobs, a big juggy big move section, top section you get pumped, and the last bolt before the anchors I just sloped off the first time. Kind of surprising. Great stuff.
By Mike Gehle
May 7, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Because I'm a coward I opted to let my buddy lead this route & then I top roped it. It was a great climb. Doable as a lead. Decent holds & places to rest. Liked it a lot. I'll lead it next time.
By Woodchuck ATC
Aug 6, 2013

My first 5.10 at the Red...loved every struggling minute of it.
By Dreez
Jun 16, 2014

might want to clip first bolt, bit dicey to it