Type: Sport, 60 ft (18 m)
FA: Donette & Todd Swain
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Shared By: Jim McGuire on Jun 15, 2004
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Aaron Mc, Justin Johnsen

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

Description

Those who have never climbed on desert varnish will find this climb a splendid introduction. The "glued on " nature of varnished holds over sandstone provides a unique climbing experience, of which the right hand flake near the first bolt is a fine example. Remember, pull down and not out and don't climb when the rock is wet. One would hate to contribute to the destruction of such an amazing climbing area.

Below the main wall, a flat ledge narrows and angles upwards the farther right you go. It eventually opens up again below a lower angled portion of the face which allows 4th class access to set up tope ropes above. Silk Panties starts midway up the narrow up-angling portion of the ledge and passes 5 bolts to a 3 bolt anchor. The 5.7 rating may be a bit generous.

Protection

6 draws

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