Shere Khan (aka A Fraction of the Action)
Avg: 2.9 from 58 votes
|Type:||Sport, 120 ft|
|FA:||Paul Van Betten & Don Welsh 1988|
|Page Views:||3,821 total · 24/month|
|Shared By:||10b4me on Dec 31, 2004|
|Admins:||Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen|
RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details
Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN RED ROCKS during or after rain. A good rule of thumb is that if the ground near your climb is at all damp (and not powdery dry sand), then do not climb. There are many alternatives (limestone, granite, basalt, and plastic) nearby. ***** HUMAN WASTE ***** Human waste is one of the major issues plaguing Red Rocks. The Las Vegas Climbers Liaison Council identified this problem years ago and has worked to provide "wag bags" free of charge in several locations (Black Velvet, First Pullout, Kraft Mtn/Bouldering, The Gallery, and The Black Corridor). These bags are designed so that you can pack your waste out - consider bringing one to be part of your kit (just like your rope and shoes and lunch) no matter where you go. Once used, please dispose of them properly (do not throw them in the toilets at the parking areas). This project was funded primarily by the American Alpine Club
DescriptionThis route is excellent, and there is normally no one on it. This route is located on the road side of the cliff on the right side, about 25ft left of the wide crack.
The hard parts are well protected, but the easier climbing is runout. Start with a cruxy headwall, and then climb the tiger striped slab to a black varnished roof. Pull the moderate roof and run it out on easy varish to the anchors. Rap with two ropes. A little bit of everything...