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Black Happy 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Ward & Chris Smith, 2/94
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Submitted By: richard magill on Dec 10, 2009

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

Description 

Nice line, but not as popular as many of the routes at this wall. Unlike many of the routes here, this route is not juggy - it is sort of slightly overhanging with some crimps and big moves.

So on the whole, it appears most folks prefer "Sunny and Steep" and some of the other routes to the right - but this is a worthwhile line and worth a spin. Good movement with high points for continuity.

Location 

This is one route right of Claim Jumpers Special, overall the second one in from the left side of the wall.

Protection 

5 bolts to anchors


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By JF1
From: Las Vegas
Oct 29, 2013

Thanks to a donation from the ASCA stainless steel carabiners and quick links were added to this anchor.
By Michael Dom
Dec 22, 2015

The knifeblade crimpers actually cut me open on this route. I wasn't sold on it, but my partner thought it was one of the best routes we had done that day.
By the schmuck
From: Albuquerque, NM
5 days ago

Really fun and sustained crimping through the first four bolts. There are no stopper moves, and for how thin it is, it is not sharp.