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Routes in Big Red

Type: Boulder
FA: Ian CB or Old School
Page Views: 1,532 total, 23/month
Shared By: Ian CB on Jun 9, 2012
Admins: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE

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Description

From the right on a pedestal climb up the beautiful slab. Amazing and exposed climbing over a terrible landing. The crux is at the top. Could be easier but don't want to sandbag this one. I checked it out on a rope first.

Location

Look up from the North Shore beach on the west bluff and a large boulder with a red face overlooks the beach about 200 feet up the hill. That is it.

Protection

Don't fall. I don't think it would be safe with 10 pads.
madisonchoss
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madisonchoss  
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Remo is sandbagging the safety thing here. It really comes down to how many pads you have / if you're lucky enough to hit them. If you have insufficient pads or you miss, Eggert is right, you could be seriously, seriously messed up.

I would not take this one lightly.

That being said, for those who can comfortably climb this thing: the boulder is big, the holds unique, the movement interesting, and the position incredible.

It deserves to be climbed. Sep 23, 2013
Chris treggE
Madison, WI
  V1 R
Chris treggE   Madison, WI  
  V1 R
I would say R/X but that's not an option.

I think if you fell (as unlikely as that would be) it would be 3 months before you could walk again, if you ever could.

Amazing problem. Sep 22, 2013
Remo
Madison, WI
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Remo   Madison, WI
  V1 PG13
This is a beautiful slab climb. Easier than it looks, but you want to avoid falling. Sep 22, 2013