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Routes in Ranch Hands Crag

Blood Stains S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Jack Officers S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Mexican Secret Agent Man S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Payless Cashaways S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ranch Hands S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Roman Hands T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Roman Meil TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Spanky S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Swilderness Experience S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Swilderness Permit S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Elevation: 3,752 ft
GPS: 36.15, -115.426 Google Map · Climbing Map
Page Views: 1,715 total, 85/month
Shared By: David Vogel on Apr 12, 2016
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

Description

Most of the climbs on Ranch Hands Crag face east, which means sun...likely in the shade by mid afternoon. Some "sport-ish" routes, bring along some small size pro.

Routes range from 35' to 75' with the exception of roman hands which is 155'.
RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details

Getting There

Red springs parking area. Head west. Trail goes along the base of the hill. After about 250 meters you will see cannibal crag, continue about another 350 meters and you will reach ranch hands crag. The crag is along the base of the hill on your left side. See map, see pics. You can't miss it. Approx 10 minute approach.

You can also approach from the parking spot (assisi canyon ave dead ends into sandstone drive). Follow obvious trail which then goes along dry river bed, see crag on left side (travel heading west, crag faces east). Less than 10 min approach.

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