No Dogs Allowed (aka K-9)
Avg: 2.8 from 23 votes
|Type:||Sport, 50 ft|
|FA:||Geoff Weigand, February 1988|
|Page Views:||1,633 total · 12/month|
|Shared By:||C Miller on Oct 30, 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
DescriptionClimb up past the right side of block down low and power up the gently overhanging face on mostly good holds.
Originally bolted on rappel (sans top-roping) with a scant two bolts to make a sporty lead which was then lead without rehearsal. This could be one reason why this and the other climbs on the crag were chopped, as it epitomized the previewed, runout rappell-bolted route...some of which was certainly true.
- Current guidebooks list this as K-9.