Type: Trad, 100 ft
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Shared By: Gary Savage on Feb 7, 2007
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

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Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details


One of the classic friction routes in Red Rocks. Right up there with Smears for Fears and Rojo. Bring a couple of small cams to protect the opening moves to the first bolt. If you're under 5'10" clipping the first bolt will be hard and scary. Traverse left a bit then make hard moves to the slopy ledge. Rest the feet here you're going to need it. The next section traverses back right a bit and up on very thin slab. A couple of very shallow solution pockets will hopefully get you past the crux without taking the long whip.


The right hand route.


3 bolts and a couple of small cams.


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This route is pretty ridiculous. Water comes down the thing, holds break and get smaller, next thing you know, it's traverse city, while solidly runout. Falling off would be a really bad idea at some spots.

That said, pretty memorable. Not the best rock in RR, but a challenge without doubt! Jan 19, 2012
Weston L
  5.11 R
  5.11 R
Hard! And like Killis said, looks like falling off would be a bad idea. VERY good route, but also quite difficult. May 15, 2013
Josh Janes

  5.11 PG13
Josh Janes    
  5.11 PG13
This hardware on this route has been replaced. If you use and appreciate updated bolts in Red Rocks, consider a donation to the ASCA at safeclimbing.org. Apr 2, 2018