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Routes in Holiday Wall

Death Before Decaf S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Fast Moving Train S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Gift Rapped S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Grinch, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Moments to Memories S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Presents of Mind S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Red Sky Mining S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Red Storm Rising S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Saddam's Mom S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
When the Cat's Away S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Greg Mayer, 12/90
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Shared By: Gary Savage on Jan 27, 2007
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 and Saddam's Mom are the 2 classics at the cliff. The start involves a funky move out of an alcove on to the face. Then climb along the parallel cracks and fight the pump to the anchor.

Location

The obvious parallel cracks.

Protection

6 bolts

Photos

Thanks for the glue-ins John. They look pencil thin but held some good falls from my buddy today. Finally sent this thing after years of intermittent tries. And didn't pull anything off it Killer! Jan 20, 2015
John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
  5.11b
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
  5.11b
On Friday, February 21st 2014, the ASCA replaced all protection bolts and the anchor of this route with ClimbTech glue-in wave bolts. Feb 21, 2014
Great moves on good stone. The cool parts about climbs like this is you get great stances from which to figure the moves out. Be ready to climb all the way through the chains.

We were just there on 2/6/14 and thought the cool old hangers were really bomber and the bolts were just fine. But then, what do we know anyway. Feb 10, 2014
Tim Wolfe
Salt Lake City, UT
  5.11b
Tim Wolfe   Salt Lake City, UT  
  5.11b
Clipping the chains is the crux - yahoo. Feb 28, 2013
My good buddy Danger Dragon broke off a sizeable chunk just before the crux-soft routes like this are an ever-changing medium! (And no, it hadn't rained that week.) Mar 23, 2007