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Red Sentinel from the southwest.
See earlier notes.
The wide crack on the southeast side of the tower is unmistakable. Climb it, traverse right to the north side, and continue up the left edge of the north face.
Stoppers and smallish cams or tcu's for the second pitch. The initial wide crack has no pro unless you carry a big cam or hex, in the #5 or greater range (for a cam.)
Looking up the southeast face from the top of the ...
BETA PHOTO: Anchors at the top of the first pitch. We rapped ...
By Harrison Dreves
From: Denver, Colorado
Nov 5, 2010
The first pitch of this was certainly an eye opener. I think you could protect with a #3 cam in one or two spots, but you'd really want a #4 or #5. The crack is much more fist to shoulder sized than hand crack sized (as our guidebook described it). It certainly intimidated me as a rather new trad leader with gear up to a #2 cam.