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Routes in Rest Area
|Boss Moss T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13|
|Cabbage Patch S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Kick T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Kick Ass T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Mosstique S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Mostake T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Red Spire S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Swing Club S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13|
|Tradass T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13|
|Type:||Sport, 115 ft|
|FA:||Darren Knezek, Steve Burkholder|
|Page Views:||1,160 total, 10/month|
|Shared By:||Lee Jensen on Mar 30, 2008|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
DescriptionRed Spire takes you along the upper part of the ridge to the far right of red slab. This is a great moderate alternative route for when the Red Slab route is crowded with climbers. Start the route by scrambling up a bit of 4th class to clip a bolt above your head. Make the crux move by bypassing a small roof by going to the right. A bit of moss here adds a little to the difficultly. Continue up the ridge on face holds past eight more bolts until you reach a great double chain belay anchor with a platform behind it.
This would not make a good top rope, but is a fine beginning lead.
LocationRed Spire is located to the far right of the grassy area above Red Slab. Approach by following the base of Red Slab and then climbing the Ed and Terry approach route with the cable. Above the cable look up and to your right for a bolt above a blocky section that leads to the ridge.
Descent may be done by rapping with a 70M or walking off down the Scenic Turnout gully.