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Babylon 5.8 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Byzantium S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Conquistador S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
East India Trading Co. S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Evil Empire T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Fall of Rome, The S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Five Charter Oath S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Manifest Destiny S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Mayan Pass , The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Meerkat Manor T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ming Dynasty S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Mongol Hoarde S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sultans and Viziers S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sun Never Sets, The S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Super Tsardom S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
This is Sparta S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Three Kingdoms, The S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Umayyad Caliphate S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Michael Kimm, April 2010
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Shared By: Michael Kimm on Apr 3, 2010
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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

Climbs the center line on the tallest part of the main wall. Step across to two good crimps, then work straight up the vertical varnish face along a series of breaks. Work through the break and onto the high angle slab above, and work this to the anchor.

Protection

6 bolts to chains.

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Dory Elizabeth
Salt Lake City, UT
  5.10a
Dory Elizabeth   Salt Lake City, UT
  5.10a
The lower section of this climb is fun as hell and solid 10a. I found it more challenging than Fall of Rome to the left. Apr 8, 2017
NegativeK
Chicago, IL
NegativeK   Chicago, IL
Both hangers at the anchor still spin. There's not really any space between the head of the bolt and the hangers, though. Nov 25, 2016
A Johnson
Paso Robles
 
A Johnson   Paso Robles
 
Great Route with great flowing moves. Must do regardless of the easy grade. Both anchor bolts still spinning, but felt solid enough. Oct 25, 2015
Matt.C
Henderson, NV
Matt.C   Henderson, NV
Fun! Both anchor bolts are spinning now. Jan 20, 2015
Tony Whitney
Las Vegas, NV
Tony Whitney   Las Vegas, NV
I too really enjoyed this route. I agree with the comment about the second clip. If you clip low, the deck potential is very high. Also, the right bolt at the anchors is spinning. Apr 28, 2014
Weston L
Summerlin, NV
  5.9+
Weston L   Summerlin, NV
  5.9+
Fantastic route on good stone! Climbs more like a route in the canyons than your typical Calico fare. The route flows very well. Dec 26, 2013
Looks fun! Jan 23, 2013
Edward Pyune
Las Vegas, NV
  5.9+
Edward Pyune   Las Vegas, NV
  5.9+
Beautiful route. Looks incredible and the climb is great too. Oct 31, 2012
Michael Kimm
Las Vegas, NV
 
Michael Kimm   Las Vegas, NV
 
Just to clear up confusion, there are no shared anchors on the cliff. The proper anchor for Manifest Destiny is indeed the one in the middle, up and left from the last bolt. Apr 26, 2011
TofuTodd Eddie
Salt Lake
  5.9+
TofuTodd Eddie   Salt Lake
  5.9+
Led this yesterday for the first time. The lost foot hold JT mentions doesn't seem to raise the grade as it only feels like a couple 10a moves. Super fun down low and still interesting up top. A little confusion over which shared anchor to go to, I went left which lowered me down in the right spot. Some of those tiny fins up top seem like they'll pop, as well as a left pinch to clip the first bolt (with no right foot now). The potential of blown hold was the headiest part of the climb for me which kept some of my fear up and enjoyment down. But otherwise super fun and can't wait to come back to RR and the civ crag. BTW, that photo of the guy making the 2nd clip - don't try it. The stance is two feet up with the huge footholds and out of groundfall potential. Had that right foot blown on him during that bite the rope move - he may have lost teeth in addition to a broken ankle. Apr 5, 2011
Nice route, although as someone had mentioned, the whole wall is "shedding" still, this route had a piece that was bound to come off do just that. The right foot in the pic up top popped right off. Looking forward to see if this increases the difficulty of the route. Dec 21, 2010
John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
  5.9+
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
  5.9+
Fun fun fun- well worth doing. The first three bolts are a great time! Dec 14, 2010
Chris Brown
  5.10a
Chris Brown  
  5.10a
Fun start to this route. Starts out 5.10a then solid 5.9 after the second bolt. Jun 1, 2010