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Black Gold S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Crude Behavior S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crude Street Blues S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dancin' with a God S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fools Gold S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Live Fast, Die Young S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Texas Tea S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Thermal Breakdown S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 55 ft
FA: Jim Steagall Kevin Sandefur Chris Werner Dave Sobocan
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Shared By: 46and2 on Aug 14, 2006 with updates
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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details

Description

Really fun route with a crux right after clipping first bolt (somewhat difficult clip at second bolt). Seems like an aweful long ways to the third bolt but the climb is a tad bit easier going here. Move toward the huge hueco at the top and pull the really fun bulge to finish out; really fun route!!

Location

This is the last route on the left wall (East FAcing) in the upper section of the Black Corridor, can't miss it!

Protection

6 Bolts will have you seeing the chains on top for your rappel.
Fernando Cal
Long Beach, CA
  5.10a
Fernando Cal   Long Beach, CA
  5.10a
Really fun route! Huecos are cool and the start is fun. Do it if you're in the area. Apr 17, 2017
Robert Shortt
San Francisco, California
  5.10b
Robert Shortt   San Francisco, California
  5.10b
Did something break here? This is a super reachy route if you're short. I had to basically dyno to the ledge, and the moves above the ledge are also super reachy. You will hit the ledge if you fall from the second bolt as a warning. Jan 10, 2017
Chase D
  5.10a
Chase D  
  5.10a
I agree this route felt a bit soft for the grade but it's still one of my favorites in the Corridor. Feb 4, 2016
Daniel Nelson
Jackson, WY
 
Daniel Nelson   Jackson, WY
 
Fantastic route. Ideal warm up. Felt it was well bolted. A reachy crux down low leads to easy, incredibly fun climbing through Huecos. Soft for grade. May 26, 2014
Weston L
Summerlin, NV
  5.10b
Weston L   Summerlin, NV
  5.10b
Bolt in hueco still missing a hanger. If solid at the grade it's not a big deal, almost makes you feel like you're not sport climbing in the corridor for a minute. Wonderful route, a must-do. Jun 13, 2013
Ty Morrison-Heath
Bozeman, MT
 
Ty Morrison-Heath   Bozeman, MT
 
Scary up top from what I remember. Seemed like far falls were going to be the norm if it came to that. Jun 10, 2011
Caleb Phillips
Boulder, CO
 
Caleb Phillips   Boulder, CO
 
Assuming this route is the one I think it is, a bolt near the top (4th?) is missing a hanger and leads to a long scary run-out (although, on 9ish terrain). Jan 15, 2010