Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Nathan Collins on Feb 20, 2016
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

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Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

A nice combination of delicate balance, powerful bouldering, and edgy face climbing, all in the first three bolts. After that the climbing eases considerably.

The crux is getting above the second bolt, which you should high clip with your feet in the bowl, since getting much higher than this before clipping the second bolt would mean a potential ground fall.

Location

This route is in between Pain in the Neck and A-Cute Pain. It goes through the big bowl/pocket to the right of Pain in the Neck. The first bolt is in the middle of the pocket.

Protection

This is a sport route -- I think there were 6 bolts and the anchor -- but we placed a small cam (0.3 C4) from the ground to protect the belayer, since the route starts on a ledge.

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Nathan Collins
Portland, OR
  5.9+
Nathan Collins   Portland, OR
  5.9+
We thought this was Pain in the Neck when we climbed, but then we looked at the photos on here for Pain in the Neck and noticed the bolts on this route are not in them! So, this must be a relatively new route. Feb 21, 2016
somebody ought to pull those bolts. that one in the bowl will totally change Pain in the Neck.
some people shouldn't be allowed to use power tools. Feb 21, 2016
Arin Earl
Las Vegas, NV 89085
  5.9+
Arin Earl   Las Vegas, NV 89085
  5.9+
Route is called Pain Relief Feb 26, 2016
Weston L
NEVADASTAN
  5.9
Weston L   NEVADASTAN
  5.9
Super fun route that serves as a great warmup for the wall. That being said...no way this thing is 5.10 Jun 10, 2016