Bouldering is Training
Avg: 3 from 3 votes
|Type:||Boulder, 15 ft|
|Page Views:||589 total · 24/month|
|Shared By:||Clay Thomas on Mar 20, 2016|
|Admins:||Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen|
RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details
Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN RED ROCKS during or after rain. A good rule of thumb is that if the ground near your climb is at all damp (and not powdery dry sand), then do not climb. There are many alternatives (limestone, granite, basalt, and plastic) nearby. ***** HUMAN WASTE ***** Human waste is one of the major issues plaguing Red Rocks. The Las Vegas Climbers Liaison Council identified this problem years ago and has worked to provide "wag bags" free of charge in several locations (Black Velvet, First Pullout, Kraft Mtn/Bouldering, The Gallery, and The Black Corridor). These bags are designed so that you can pack your waste out - consider bringing one to be part of your kit (just like your rope and shoes and lunch) no matter where you go. Once used, please dispose of them properly (do not throw them in the toilets at the parking areas). This project was funded primarily by the American Alpine Club
DescriptionA fun boulder problem at the end of the crag. Overhung with small but good holds. Start at chest level. The topout is easy but the rock is fragile and crumbly, so be careful. If you top out you'll probably get to scare some people watching the sport climbing by appearing out of nowhere.
Start with very low feet. The crux is basically the first and second move. We did a right hand cross to a sidepull then made a reachy move to the next crimp. After than we cut feet and had to hold some mean swing. Then you have a few more small holds, then awesome jugs right before you pull the roof.