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|Type:||Trad, 100 ft|
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|Shared By:||Jer Collins on Nov 4, 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
DescriptionWhile lowering off of Mushroom People, I looked left. What a line! Why wasn't it in the guidebook!? I looked for anchors up top, but there weren't any. Half way up I noticed an ancient piece of tat hanging from the ceiling. Of course. Too obvious. Crap! Stiffed for the FA once again...
Follow runout boulder problem start(10c R) up and left to a left facing flake and a plated face to a ledge. Head straight up finger crack/seam and either finish at the tat(replace or put in some anchors?); or do like I did and traverse(9R) to Mushrooms Anchors to rap. In between the top of both routes is a HUGE 10' x 10' hueco.
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