Avg: 2 from 1 vote
|Type:||Sport, 45 ft|
|Page Views:||212 total · 2/month|
|Shared By:||Darren in Vegas on Nov 28, 2010|
|Admins:||Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen|
RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details
Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN RED ROCKS during or after rain. A good rule of thumb is that if the ground near your climb is at all damp (and not powdery dry sand), then do not climb. There are many alternatives (limestone, granite, basalt, and plastic) nearby. ***** HUMAN WASTE ***** Human waste is one of the major issues plaguing Red Rocks. The Las Vegas Climbers Liaison Council identified this problem years ago and has worked to provide "wag bags" free of charge 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 areas). This project was funded primarily by the American Alpine Club
DescriptionClimb the start of the route that is shared with Yearnin and Learnin, a long leftward traverse around the second or third bolt will see you to the upper part of the route, where you will be trending leftward more than you would think. Head toward the anchor that is shared with Armed and Dangerous. This route has suspect rock, just like all the others I tried here.
LocationThis route is the fourth from the south end. There seems to be a route here that is not in the guidebook. Making the count of routes here different from the book.
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