Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

An easily accessed area containing several different sub-areas. Climbs are mostly one pitch climbs and run the full gamut of ratings.

Running Man is the classic, but don't forget Chrysler Crack a long 5.9 offwidth/squeeze Chimney.

Getting There

Park at the Sandstone Quarry parking lot, a little way past the second pullout and, according to Swain, 2.7 miles along the loop road. Paths lead west, north and east to the sub-areas.

211 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at 05-Sandstone Quarry

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 302
Man's Best Friend
Sport 2 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 99
Long Walk Off Of a Short Pier
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 49
Chrysler Crack
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 158
Skid Mark
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 86
The Last Drag
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 218
Mic's Master
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 106
Spanky Spangler
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 231
Under the Boardwalk
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 159
Shut Up and Climb
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 66
When the Cat's Away
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 79
Pockets of Dirt
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 117
Running Man
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 85
Basement
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 90
Native Son
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 92
Sonic Youth
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Man's Best Friend Parking Lot Area > Front Corridor
 302
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 2 pitches
Long Walk Off Of a Short Pier Parking Lot Area > Pier
 99
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Chrysler Crack Parking Lot Area > Sandy Corridor
 49
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Skid Mark Wake-Up Wall
 158
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
The Last Drag Wake-Up Wall
 86
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Mic's Master Wake-Up Wall
 218
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Spanky Spangler Wake-Up Wall
 106
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Under the Boardwalk Parking Lot Area > Pier
 231
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Shut Up and Climb Wake-Up Wall
 159
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
When the Cat's Away Holiday Wall
 66
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Pockets of Dirt Parking Lot Area > Front Corridor
 79
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Running Man Running Man Wall
 117
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Basement Parking Lot Area > Pier
 85
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Native Son Wake-Up Wall
 90
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Sonic Youth Sonic Youth Cliff
 92
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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Rob Rice
Kansas City, Kansas
Rob Rice   Kansas City, Kansas
Found a red ATC-guide at the bottom of a gully on our way to Man's Best Friend. If yours, call me at 321-229-1705! Mar 29, 2016