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Routes in Gateway Crag

Harsh Width T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Horizontal Departure T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Andy Hansen on Feb 13, 2012
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

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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

To the left of Horizontal Departure is a very clean cut, vertical, off-width crack. Climb the off-width to a good belay stance beneath a chimney. A very good climb that requires actual off-width technique.

Descent: Climb out of the chimney above the route, scramble down and west through some large talus. A gully leads out to the left (back east) where you can go under a large chockstone and do some 4th class downclimbing and then back to the base of the route.

Protection

Single Rack to 5 inches. A #6 BD Camalot is useful.

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