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5.7 Freak Out T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Bird Crack T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Captain Crunch T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Crispy Critters T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Forget Me Knot T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Lazy Fireman, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Orange Clonus T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sidewinder S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Slabba Dabba Doo S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
Straight Shooter T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: John Wilder on Dec 2, 2005
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details

Description

This route, along with its neighbor, Captain Crunch, sits just right of Straight Shooter. It is the left hand of the two obvious cracks that are easily visible from the trail. Approach per Straight Shooter and work your way right along the base to the first crack you come to.

Pitch 1: Climb the crack to a large ledge.

Descent: Work left and down on the ledge toward Straight Shooter. On the lip below are two old bolts with chains on them. A single rope rappel gets you back down.

Protection

Bring a good selection of stoppers and cams to 2".

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Ben Townsend  
 
Handren has the description correct, but the location wrong -- it's the left of the two cracks on the SE face of the big block, around right from the Lazy Fireman, an obvious slanting thin crack through black varnish. Mostly thin cams and small wires, could use gear up to 2". Rap from the slung summit block; could use another cordelette for redundancy. Nov 13, 2015