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The Straight Shooter Wall is a relatively short crag for Red Rocks and while it shares geology and Geography with its nearby twin, the Brass Wall, is has routes of a different character. Like it's neighbor, it is clearly not the Red Rocks classic canyon wall nor the classic Red Rocks sport crag with the wild red overhangs. It is however, a nice crag with a day or half-day's worth of 5.11 mixed or bolted climbs and worth a visit if in the area.
Park as for Pine Creek Canyon and approach initially as for the Mescalito's 'dark side.' After spotting the Beer And Ice Gully, head in. To the left of this gully is the Brass Wall, and to the right is Straight Shooter Wall. This means to watch the huge gully above dirty and broken red cliff band. Head toward this on a maze of ambiguous trails to reach the edge of the soft red cliff band. This dirt-piled mess can be soloed over, but that is dicey.
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Straight Shooter 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Orange Clonus 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 600'
The Lazy Fireman 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Sidewinder 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Forget Me Knot 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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Straight Shooter 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NV : Red Rock : ... : Straight Shooter Wall
Splitting the Straight Shooter wall is a perfect little finger crack. This is Straight Shooter.There are no feet through the crux and if your fingers are on the large side it will feel harder than 5.9 (it did for me). Very short but fun little climb.Rap with 1 rope.* There is a 5.11a right of this route that can be TR'd after SS is led. Thin slab!...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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