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Regatta, The T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Waterboys T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 400 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II
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Shared By: Joe Lee on Aug 18, 2016
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

Two pitches of fun climbing capped by a delightfully long left facing corner.

P1: Fifth class up a slightly mossy start directly under the route. Sporty moves down low get you started.

P2: The start is a bit spooky on perfect varnish. Another sporty section that protects and climbs nicely.

P3: Long pitch. Perfect rock. Cruise (or struggle) past some wide sections. Savor the slightly intimidating stretch of perfect fingers. Then jam your way through various sizes to the anchor.

Location

Route goes up the large left facing corner that defines the right side of the Cauldron wall.

Rap with one 70 meter rope. On the first rap descend climber's left to anchors on The Regatta. Easy to get too. Continue down The Regatta. Down climb a bit after last rap.

Protection

Doubles up to 2". Singles up to 5". Would bring one 00 C3 for pitch 2. Strong parties will not need anything over 3"

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Jorge Jordan  
 
Was much happier to have a set of RP's than a 00 or 000 for that short thin section on P2.

Really great route the whole way. Sep 21, 2017
Bradley Gorsline
Pasadena, California
 
Bradley Gorsline   Pasadena, California
 
The first two pitches on this climb are pretty good, but the last pitch is an amazing ~150 foot perfect crack that's mostly fingers with some sections of every other size too. You can rap the route in two raps with two 60 foot ropes. All the anchors are bolted as of 4/16/2017. Apr 17, 2017
Arin Earl  
 
Combine the first two pitches.
Every pitch has some vegetation/bushes/weeds that can get in the way. Upper portion of pitch 3 is covered in bird poop. The moss clumps on the wall can disintegrate and fill your eyes with moss dust. Yer gonna die! Aug 20, 2016