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Gimp's Arete 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: rockratrei on Dec 14, 2010

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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 >>>


Start on the face, climb through some cracks and onto the arete - clip the bolt on the face just before the anchor


10 ft left of New Hips Corner, rap off two bolt anchor


SR - one bolt on the face just before the anchor

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Feb 22, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

A bit spicy in the middle- climb lightly due to the rock quality. If you started on the 5.5 to the right, then traversed in, this section would be avoided. That said, the start (just left of the arete) is awesome.
By Idaho Bob
From: McCall, ID
Apr 20, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

Thin hold broke just above the single bolt. Remaining edges here a quite thin.
Possible to step right and jam in crack. A fun route.
By Dinger
May 22, 2016

This climb is not PG 13 you can get a shallow #2 Camelot and key lock a nut before the traverse to the arête, once on the arête you can slot another nut. There are posotive holds on the arête above the bolt.

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