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Routes in Strawberry Hill Buttress

Berry Nice T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Country Quencher T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fine Whine T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Margaritaville T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rolling Thunder T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Squeeze Of Lime T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Strawberry Hill T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Under Raps T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 500 ft, 4 pitches, Grade II
FA: Paul Van Betten, Larry DeAngelo
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Shared By: Larry DeAngelo on Oct 2, 2009
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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

Climb the obvious corner and crack system above, eventually reaching the large ledge midway up the western wall. Continue across the ledge and up a crack to a belay position by a short chimney. Climb up the crack and traverse left at a large prominent varnish patch, then straight up to the summit.

Walk west to the rappel tree.

Location

Scramble up the approach slabs to the brushy ledge at the base of the western wall. The route starts in the corner system on the left.

Protection

We had a big cam (#6 Friend) and used it; two ropes for rappel

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