Johnny Come Lately
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|Type:||Sport, 120 ft|
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|Shared By:||Josh Janes on Mar 24, 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
DescriptionJohnny Come Lately is an absolutely classic one-pitch face climb. Not only does it have very interesting moves and features for its entire length, but it also is safely, but not obscenely, bolted.
The line is just right of the first pitch of Overhanging Hangover, directly below the biggest part of the Fiddler on the Roof roof. Begin on a ledge accessible from some 4th-class climbing and trend up past nice hangers through some roofs and up the interesting features via fun, technical face climbing.
Rap 35m down the route.
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