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Routes in Rabbit Rock - Southwest

Go Spud Go! S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Hyperspuds T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
No Satisfaction T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Redtail S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Roughleg T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Seasonal Employment T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Spuds in the Gym S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Sudden Pleasure S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Dan Sperlock - 1988
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Shared By: Louis Arevalo on Jun 5, 2005
Admins: grk10vq, Mike Engle

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Description [Suggest Change]

THis route is located just left of Redtail. It climbs the arete just left of the black streak. Begin on block ten feet left of Red Tail. Do some slabby climbing through the first few bolts then clip up to the steep feature arete. Fight constant barn dooring as you pinch, lieback and edge your way to the chains. Might as well climb it.

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9 bolts to a bolted anchor.

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Andy Laakmann
Bend, OR
  5.11a
Andy Laakmann   Bend, OR  
  5.11a
I thought this was actually more fun then Redtail. Balancy and engaging climbing up the arete, with a bonus slab fun (10b?) at the bottom. Aug 28, 2008
This route is amazing, get on it! makes you think all the way to the top! Mar 8, 2013
Where's Walden
  5.11b
Where's Walden  
  5.11b
Worth doing for sure. True Arete climbing, not just a face in proximity to one. You will love the route, or learn a thing or two about balance. Get on it. Jun 12, 2016
Amylee T
Flagastaff, AZ
 
Amylee T   Flagastaff, AZ
 
Super fun, asthetic climbing. A fine rock climb! Jul 6, 2016
Guy H.
Fort Collins CO
 
Guy H.   Fort Collins CO
 
If you are going to use huge tick marks on all of the key holds, please clean them off when you are done flailing. It really ruins the experience for the climbers coming after you. We were able to remove some of the larger 3 inch tick marks. Jun 11, 2017
David Champion
Centennial, CO
  5.11b
David Champion   Centennial, CO
  5.11b
Had been wanting to do this line since rapping down it from the Redtail anchors in 2010. Sudden Pleasure is a super high-quality line, but it is of 3-star quality to Redtail's 4, IMO.

This line has maybe one or two moves as hard as (but no harder) than any single move on Redtail, but is not as continuously engaging. Jun 18, 2017

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