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|Type:||Trad, 700 ft (212 m), 5 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||John Long, Randal Grandstaff, Randy Marsh 1981|
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|Shared By:||Ben Folsom on Oct 20, 2008|
|Admins:||Larry DeAngelo, Aaron Mc, Justin Johnsen|
HUMAN WASTE Human waste is one of the major issues plaguing Red Rocks. The Las Vegas Climbers Liaison Council and the AAC provides free "wag bags" in several locations (Black Velvet, First Pullout, Kraft Mtn/Bouldering, The Gallery, and The Black Corridor). These bags are designed so that you can pack your waste out - consider bringing one to be part of your kit (just like your rope and shoes and lunch) no matter where you go. Once used, please dispose of them properly (do not throw them in the toilets at the parking area).
Pitch 2- Continue up the crack above and over a tricky bulge. The crack quickly runs out and when it does, move right and up on a white face past a good stopper placement and up onto a low angle slab. Once on the slab, climb right to join Sandy Hole and belay wherever looks good in this vicinity. 5.9
Pitch 3- Climb up and then right for about 25 feet to below a wide, splitter crack. This splitter climbs right over the tunneling pitch on Tunnel Vision. Unfortunately there are some unnecessary bolts below the splitter and before where you reach the belay below the tunneling pitch. These bolts are new and are placed next to a splitter 1.5" crack. It must be from the Tunnel Vision variation. 5.4
Pitch 4- Climb the wide splitter, then move left into a curving corner system. Belay from gear at the top of a pillar and nice ledge. 5.7
Pitch 5- Climb up a left facing corner for 20 feet until it steepens, then traverse left for 25 feet and up the corner above to the top of a pillar and belay from gear atop this pillar. 5.6
From the top of this pillar, it is an easy walk off descent. (The same descent as for Tunnel Vision).