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Routes in Strategic Arms Wall

Arms Left T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Arms Race S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Disarmament S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Divide and Conquer S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
False Flag S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Honeycomb S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Intercontinental Breakfast S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Leave out the Salt S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Lost S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
SALT S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Salted Wounds S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Sands Trap S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Strategic Arms T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Michael Kimm, Ocean Kim, September 2013
Page Views: 642 total, 13/month
Shared By: Michael Kimm on Oct 7, 2013
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

The furthest left route on the wall, on the arete left of Strategic Arms. Start on the arete proper, and at the second bolt transition onto the steep left face. Make a long thin move to gain bolt three, and then fight the pump for three move bolts, saving enough for the thin redpoint crux at the last bolt. Great rock. Cool climb.
The thirty feet below the shelf can be toproped at 5.10.

Protection

Six bolts to anchors.

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John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
  5.11b/c
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
  5.11b/c
Good route- still a bit crunchy. Nicely exposed, and a good warmup for Strategic Arms. While it is currently not too bad (mid 5.11), I suspect that time and wear on this route will bring it up to the grade. Oct 11, 2013