Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: Matt McMackin & Jim Whitesell 1973
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Shared By: russellHOBART on Feb 6, 2008
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

Description

Climb the slab to the flake, then cork screws back to face climbing on the right. I put a PG13 rating of this b/c any fall would send you into the off-width for a very awkward landing.

Location

The obvious curving crack seen from the parking lot

Protection

single rack to #4 cam

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smassey
CO
smassey   CO
On 11/22/10, the anchors were replaced on this route with ASCA 1/2x3.75 w/ rings. The established anchor was set up in such a way that it was loosening the bolts and wearing out their placements. Nov 22, 2010
Rich F.
Colorado Springs, CO
  5.6
Rich F.   Colorado Springs, CO
  5.6
This is a fun route that protects well. The route offers several options for climbing styles -- stemming, face climbing, and even a lieback at the top. Best route on this wall, in my opinion. Mar 24, 2011
Josh Janes    
 
LOST (12/29/2016): Sling and Nut Tool. I forgot a sling (which I could care less about) and a nut tool (which has a lot of value for me). Either at Fender Bender or Man's Best Friend. I will reward you very well if you return them to me. Thanks! Dec 29, 2016
alextasco
  5.6
alextasco  
  5.6
Just a note this route is easily rapped with a single 60m.

Josh, what time did you climb? We were on the climb sometime between 10am and noon and I did not see anything. Dec 29, 2016
Sean Cooney  
5.6
This is a very fun route, but a touch run-out (~15' off the deck) to the first gear placement. After that, it protects well and has some fun moves. Mar 16, 2017
john harrison
  5.6
john harrison  
  5.6
Easy slab friction moves up to a well protectable crack system. A fall up to this point would be more of a "slide". Nice Warm up. Takes pro to 4 inches. Mar 17, 2017
Bob Klaas
Long Beach, CA
 
Bob Klaas   Long Beach, CA
 
I followed this climb on 12/16/2017. I found this to be a really fun route. My partner and I are new to the trad game and we both felt comfortable on this route. The protection opportunities are good and the climbing is moderate and fun. Also, the bolted anchor and belay ledge at the top allow for a quick and comfortable belay setup. Super fun route! Dec 18, 2017
Ven Popov
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Ven Popov   Pittsburgh, PA
 
Brought a #4 and a #5 but I didn't need them. Plenty of pro after the very easy slab run-out. Very fun varied climbing. First trad lead for me, and I loved it. May 9, 2018