Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Blood Wall

Bloodbath T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Bush League T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crack McMuffin T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Impulse T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
OW Negative T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2+
Seppuku T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Transfusion T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 360 ft, 2 pitches, Grade III
FA: Bob Goodwin, Merlin Lawson 2006
Page Views: 389 total, 5/month
Shared By: smassey on Apr 27, 2011
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

You & This Route


2 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do

Your Star Rating:


     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:


-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick
    -none-
RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details

Description

Another beautiful wide crack on the Blood Wall. Pitch 1 goes up a pleasant 5.9 chimney to a belay below the obvious chockstone. Pitch 2 exits the chockstone on the left, and goes up the corner to a ledge with a fixed anchor. After turning the lip, you'll see the rap anchor for the bottom pitch.

Location

Transfusion is the wide crack to the left of Seppuku. Follow the standard Blood Wall approach, but rather than cutting up towards Seppuku and OW Negative, stay low around the small buttress below them. Scramble up and left, across the large dead tree in the chasm, to the base of the crack.

Protection

I took the recommended rack for Seppuku, but took a wrong turn on the approach and decided to do this instead. In retrospect, I would bring doubles of 2-5 Camalot, singles to 6, 2 ropes. The rap anchors may need replacing, so bring at least one red tri-cam and some tat. It is also recommended that you set the knot on the top rap about 30' below the anchor...

Photos

- No Photos -

0 Comments