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Routes in Rad Rock

Blister, The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Burning Beer Time S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Caught in the Crotch Fire S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Choss House TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Fire in the Hole S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Gringo en Quema S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hairs on Fire S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Hothead S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hotter than a Three Peckered Goat S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Liquor and Porn S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Mike Strassman
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Shared By: Luke Bertelsen on Sep 23, 2005
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

Hairs on Fire is located precisely in the middle of Rad Rock. It is easily identified by the high first bolt and the large mesquite right at the base that has a perfect chair where the trunk branches.The climb is great as it ascends crimps through the characteristic alligator skin plates up the vertical face.

Protection

This is a sport route, however, the first bolt placement is a good 25 ft. off the deck. Hence the "R". You are able to get a in a medium nut or cam before the first bolt. If one did fall it would be right into a mesquite tree, which would not be pretty. The climbing is easy, but be aware.

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Mike Dudley
Vegas
  5.10b R
Mike Dudley   Vegas
  5.10b R
There are 2 places to get real good gear down low before the first bolt. A nice nut and a small cam will take out any R rating. Otherwise its real easy climbing to that first bolt. Nov 13, 2009