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Routes in Front Corridor

Churning in the Dirt S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Fury S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Gun Control S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hair Today Gone Tomorrow S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Helltown S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
High Noon S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Man's Best Friend S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Megatonic S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Monster Skank S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Pockets of Dirt S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Siktion T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sound of Power S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sunsplash S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
To Bolt or Toupee S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Unknown S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Unknown 5.10 S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Unknown Trad T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Unknown/Unnamed S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Dan McQuade, January 1993
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Shared By: Michael Kimm on Mar 21, 2008
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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

Perhaps the finest sport climb in Red Rock. Two bolts of 5.9 jugginess lead to the first of many powerful boulder problems. Enjoy the variety (and the mandetory all points off dyno) and grimace through the crimpers on this beautiful classic!

Location

Deepest route on the left side of the corridor, next to Sunsplash (5.13b).

Protection

Chain draws to chains.
Raddam6
Salt Lake
Raddam6   Salt Lake
This route is height dependent. A handful of trivial moves turn straightforward but hard for someone below average height, soon turning desperate for those under 5.6. Surely it still goes, but prepare to watch taller climbers hike through your cruxes while complaining about easy moves such as those through the finger locks. Feb 16, 2017
G McG
Victoria, BC
G McG   Victoria, BC
It appears the undercling just before the dyno has been broken off. Doesn't seem any harder, just different. I always thought it felt pretty solid...makes me wonder if someone climbed it before it was dry :/ Feb 24, 2015
Hoboken
 
Hoboken  
 
World fucking class. Stout rig Mar 29, 2014
Nob0dy
Flagstaff, Az
  5.13b
Nob0dy   Flagstaff, Az
  5.13b
One of my favorite routes ever, although the crux is really awkward and hurts a little bit. Worth it though. Jan 28, 2014
It gets almost no sun. Maybe 30 minutes when the sun is directly above it. Dec 25, 2013
Jacob Fishman
Phoenix, AZ
Jacob Fishman   Phoenix, AZ
When does this beast get sun? Dec 25, 2013
definitely world class, one of the hardest moves is right at the beginning with a one finger crack that hurts like hell! great place to take pics Nov 29, 2012
"Working" sounds like a lot of work to me. Feb 15, 2012
Brent Butcher
  5.13b
Brent Butcher  
  5.13b
A classic 13! A fun start with very cool rock features. For me there were 2 cruxes. One near the beginning with a pinky jam (I believe around the 4th bolt) and the last was the dyno (make sure to catch the edge). Nov 18, 2010
Pat Mac
Tempe
 
Pat Mac   Tempe
 
I agree with ya Ben. I worked this thing one day and hung like 3 times my first go. This season I will work the crap out of it. WORLDCLASS!!!!! Oct 22, 2010
I agree with the above, this climb is worldclass. If you ever work a 13b, let it be this one. Mar 24, 2009