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Routes in Fixx Cliff

Bindle, The T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Cocaine Hotline T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crack T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Eight Ball T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Free Base T,S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Geezer, The T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
One Thing Leads to Another T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Outside the Envelope T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Quail's Gamble T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X
Reach the Beach T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Red Skies T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
Running T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Saved by Zero T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Skag, The T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Snow Blind T,S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Stand or Fall T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Whiff, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Trad, 75 ft
FA: Eli Powell, Katy Nelson
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Shared By: eliclimbs on Nov 12, 2008
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

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Access Issue: RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details

Description [Suggest Change]

This route is the thin seam to the right and up from Fixx cliff. We happened upon this climb after doing a 5.8 on Dog wall. When we came toward the climb, about 20 Gambel's Quail flew off. The seam offers a little marginal protection down low. The real crux of this climb is trusting the rock. On the FA, we probably broke 10 holds- I took a ground fall after breaking 3 holds 5 feet up. There is about 20 feet of near vertical 5.7 climbing followed by 60 feet of 4th class/ 5.0 climbing.

Location [Suggest Change]

Above Dog wall, right of Fixx cliff. This is the thin seam 15' left of a large crack

Protection [Suggest Change]

Small cams and nuts to 1/2 inch. Optional #2 BD cam for belay

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