Avg: 2 from 1 vote
Routes in Hunter S. Thompson Dome
|Chrome Dome S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Crazy Eights S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|De-Nogginizer, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Fear & Loathing II T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13|
|Gonzo Dogs T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Mother's Milk S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Runout Rodeo T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R|
|Squire S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Walking the Vertical Beach T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13|
|Type:||Trad, 210 ft|
|Page Views:||542 total, 4/month|
|Shared By:||Tony B on Apr 7, 2006|
|Admins:||Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen|
RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details
Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN RED ROCKS during or after rain. A good rule of thumb is that if the ground near your climb is at all damp (and not powdery dry sand), then do not climb. There are many alternatives (limestone, granite, basalt, and plastic) nearby. ***** HUMAN WASTE ***** Human waste is one of the major issues plaguing Red Rocks. The Las Vegas Climbers Liaison Council identified this problem years ago and has worked to provide "wag bags" free of charge in several locations (Black Velvet, First Pullout, Kraft Mtn/Bouldering, The Gallery, and The Black Corridor). These bags are designed so that you can pack your waste out - consider bringing one to be part of your kit (just like your rope and shoes and lunch) no matter where you go. Once used, please dispose of them properly (do not throw them in the toilets at the parking areas). This project was funded primarily by the American Alpine Club
DescriptionA single long pitch to climb the cliff on sparse or interesting gear. A 60M rope MIGHT make the top, but I did it with a 70M and believe it would be a close call. As well, the bottom of the route is hard and would be a terrible place for a climber to fall simul-climbing.
Climb from the base of Gonzo Dogs, going up and right past some short slashes/seams/cracks to access the bottom of several bolts. Continue up these and to the face above to finish on easier, but runout climbing. Belay up top from trad gear.
LocationThis is the right-most of the slab routes on the dome and climbs from the base of Gonzo Dogs, to the right to access a different set of bolts and gear. This is just left of the super-steep "Fear and Loathing II"
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