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French Bulges

5.7, Trad, 80 ft,  Avg: 2.1 from 14 votes
FA: Joe & Betsy Herbst
Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > 19-Southern Out… > Illusion Crags
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details


About thirty feet down and left from the start of Arm Forces is a smaller, less dramatic corner. Climb this passing (not surprisingly) a few bulges en route to a large ledge. Descend via a short scramble down the gully to the left.


Standard rack

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John Hegyes
Las Vegas, NV
[Hide Comment] Beware of the mojave green rattlesnake that lives in the horizontal crack about thirty feet up. He's cranky. Jan 2, 2006
Andrew Yasso
Las Vegas, NV
[Hide Comment] As of 1/10/14, no rattlesnake was spotted. A fun route on great rock. Jan 11, 2014
MN norske
Austin, MN
[Hide Comment] no rattlesnake. Can rap down if you do some 5th class moves up and around to the right after you hit the ledge or you can take the climb straight up the varnish face after you hit the ledge. This will gain you the rap anchors from the 5.9 to the right. Apr 6, 2014