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Routes in Stick Gully

Box of Rain T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Casper the Friendly Offwidth T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crack of Fire, Crack of Fire boulder V3 6A
Elephant Penis T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Good Day Sunshine T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Left arĂȘte, Roni size boulder V2 5+
Manteca, Manteca boulder V1 5
Off the Wagon, Abutment boulder V0 4
On a limb, Abutment boulder V3 6A
Plato's Grotto T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Prelude T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Promote The Segregation T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Shadow Play T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Solidworks V6 7A
Stick Left T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Stick Right T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stick and move T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stick-Slip Phenomenon, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stickball TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Winter Wanderland T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
happy lollipop tower T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
unknown T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
unknown in gully up & right of Stick climbs T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
unknown left start to Datura T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
unknown right of hlt T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 140 ft
FA: Richard Harrison, Paul Van Betten, Sal Mamusia, Nick Nordblom 1982
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Shared By: Cunning Linguist on Mar 2, 2007
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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

Stick Left is classic Red Rock at its best. Situated on beautiful chocolate varnished rock, this route has everything-perfect hands to start, cups leading to fists to a memorable lieback crux, to sustained and interesting climbing above. Pro is excellent the whole way, the only possible down side to this route is the rope eating pull from the bolted anchor. Worth the hike and then some.

Location

Upon entering the Stick gully, there is an obvious huge roof on the left, about 3/4 of the way up. Across from this is an attractive steep fist crack going through a bulge. About ten minutes hike up the gully you will find the routes; try to follow cairns and be respectful of the recently burned flora and very crispy soil.

Protection

Double up on cams, 3 #3 camalot or equiv, a couple of bigger pieces for the faint of heart.

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Royal
Santa Rosa, CA
  5.10c
Royal   Santa Rosa, CA
  5.10c
We were able to rap off with a single 60 meter trango rope. Fantastic route! Dec 12, 2014
sqwirll
Las Vegas
 
sqwirll   Las Vegas
 
This thing is exactly 100'. Jan 1, 2012
Sherri Lewis
Sequim, WA
Sherri Lewis   Sequim, WA
Not sure that pitch length is 140' as stated above. Handren guide calls it 100'. We were able to rap off with a single 70m rope with rope to spare. Fun line! Oct 26, 2011
Jon O'Brien
Nevada
  5.10c
Jon O'Brien   Nevada
  5.10c
Hell Yea Bro! I hesitate to say it but the Stick Gully is SICK! Both climbs are awesome! It's actually a peaceful hike back there too if you take your time and meander through and around all the boulders. We walked up on a huge herd of fully grown male bighorns. Rock quality = awesome. Climbing = awesome, from the ground to the anchor! Apr 23, 2009