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Amazing Grace T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Breakaway T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Earth Juice T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Grape Nuts S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Greased Lightning T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Kisses Don't Lie T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
La Cierta Edad T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pork Soda T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Swing Shift T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Unfinished Symphony T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Weenie Juice T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 160 ft
FA: Richard Harrison, Paul Van Betten, Wendell Broussard, Sal Mamusia, Lynn Cronin. 1983
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Shared By: Matt Kuehl on Aug 28, 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


A great pitch with some funkadelic moves through many different sizes. Although the rock is pretty clean-cut, this crack isn't exactly a straight forward corner and you may find yourself doing strange things both painful yet satisfying. I thought the highlight of this route was the OW flare but this route is continuously throwing in something different when you least expect.


Right of the Refrigerator Wall.

Approach: Continue hiking upstream after the trail drops down into the wash. Look for a trail leading uphill on left towards the arch. Bushwhack your way up to a bushy ledge, then gain the route by scrambling 4th class for another 40-50 feet to a ledge with a small stump. Rope/rack up here, then continue climbing another 25 feet until you reach the crack via traversing left on a small foot ledge

Descent: 2 60m ropes will get you down off a nice bolted anchor


Single Rack with doubles of #4, #5, and #6 Camalot or equivalent


Amazing pitch. I took triples on the big stuff and singles on the rest. Wendell says the weird bolt is a retrobolt. Burns a fair bit of time on the approach/descent, but one of my favorite red rock cracks. Anchor was replaced last year, you're welcome, Offtards. :)

Five stars. Aug 29, 2012