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City Girls S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Firewater S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
Quest for Fire S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Radachello T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Raindance S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Reservations T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Smoke Signal S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Tail Feather S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Tither's Jam T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Tribal Boundaries S,TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Dave Bingham, Chris Barnes '89
Page Views: 2,683 total · 18/month
Shared By: Guy H. on Feb 22, 2006
Admins: grk10vq, Mike Engle

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This route and Quest for Fire are located right below Tribal Boundaries down the trail about 100ft. Both routes head through brown pocketed patina and share anchors.

Start just to the left of Quest for Fire. The first bolt is a ways up there, and there is a runout to the second bolt. The crux is in the brown face above is well protected. It follows a thin crack system. Finish on a white slab to anchors on the right.




Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
The first bolt is right at the big initial Hueco, or at least it is now. Maybe it is a retro? Regardless, it is an "every-day use" route at present and not the least runout. I guess maybe 5.9 to clip the first bolt and with your heals only about a bodylength off the rock.
There are 2 ways to do the eld of the steep section, left or right. Pay now or pay later. Neither is easy. May 1, 2007
Riley Rollins
Riley Rollins  
Super cool route with a fun start in the hueco then up the amazing red stone. There is definitely nothing rated R about this route, protection bolts are just fine. Would be four stars if it weren't for the break in climbing after the initial moves out of the hueco, but the moves in the upper section are rad with an insecure crux sequence. Certainly worth a go! Sep 26, 2011
Tim Wolfe
Salt Lake City, UT
Tim Wolfe   Salt Lake City, UT  
"R" rating? Huh? It is a sport climb with plenty of bolts. Great climb with standard sport bolt protection and nothing R about it. I suspect an "R" rating will scare people off but no need for that here. Sep 7, 2012
Salt Lake City
Phil   Salt Lake City
There is a substantial run out between the second and third bolt which may justify the R rating. The climbing in this area is pretty easy (5.7) but a slip could result in a ground fall. The sequence on the upper face is really nice, thin and technical. May 4, 2015
Not R rated. Jul 24, 2015
Mike Engle
Pocatello, Idaho
Mike Engle   Pocatello, Idaho  
Excellent route. Definitely not R. Dec 11, 2016

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