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Tie me Tightly 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Nick Nordblom, Jenni Stone 1988
Season: Spring, Fall, Summer early in the day
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Submitted By: meo on Apr 15, 2007

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


The crux is mid way a few moves above ledge in right slanting crack. Great exposure on steep varnished wall. Once at the top you can continue up and left to gain the anchors for Mercedes and top rope it. (if your so inclined)


Rappel with 60 meter rope.


Standard gear to 3.5 camolot

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By Matt Kuehl
From: red rock
Jan 29, 2012

I brought gear to #3 Camalot and only placed micro nuts. Fun climb, I like the stone. The anchor hangers are homemade and the chains a little worn. Still good to rap on but I wouldn't go overboard.
By wirednut
Nov 21, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

don't know what matt is talking about, I brought gear to 3", used a lot of it. 2" cam in begin of flake is nice, another 1-2" cam fits in the weird holes leading up to crack, 0.5-1" cams in the jug rail leading out right, (the fun airy traverse near end) and as he said, plenty of small nuts.
nothing spectacular, but fun climbing for the grade. (feels 10c to me)

oh, and yes the bolts are rather old looking, manky hardware store stuff, be nice if some kind people replaced them... =)

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