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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: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Mike Ward
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Shared By: Matt McMurray on Nov 8, 2006
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

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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

This is the best of the three new routes that have been added to the left end of HSTD, and the easiest. Fun movements and good holds will make this route more popular for climbers seeking to climb moderates in the sun by the Black Corridor or Sweet Pain.

Start in the honeycombish pockets and follow the varnished holds to the top.

*NOTE* This route is still relatively new as of this posting (11/06) and although I spent some time cleaning more of the broken rock, there is considerable breakage of the rock edges that haven't yet been worn down. I would advise wearing a helmet to belay until these routes get some more traffic.


Location

This route is the third route in from the far left end of HSTD. Head left of the obvious roof behind an outcrop. You climb/shimmy/stem up a small chimney to a sloping ledge below this and the two other routes to the left of it.

Protection

Seven bolts to chain anchors.

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