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Arrowhead Arete 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Leo Henson 1994
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Submitted By: Cunning Linguist on Jul 10, 2007

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mike b above the crux

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


A fun route that shouldn't be crowded and a nice challenge if you're tired of the same old same old at Sunny and Steep.


Far left route on cliff.


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Rock Climbing Photo: oky at anchors (about to clean after the RP)
oky at anchors (about to clean after the RP)
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By Jeff Chrisler
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 28, 2009

This is a highly underrated route. I'm glad we hopped on it even though it hasn't gotten much praise. It's got some great juggy boulder-moves at the bottom and a tricky finish. Will come back and rock this thing next time. Awesome stuff.
By Craig T
From: Chicago, IL
Nov 1, 2011
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Awesome little route. Basically two boulder problems stacked on top of each other, with a rest in between. V1 or so at the bottom to get you up the steep initial wall, then V3ish as you get a little delicate followed by a bit burly.
By Justin Streit
Nov 5, 2013
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Agreed, this is a great route! Definitely worth doing at the very least. Seemed much easier than 11d though.

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