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Byzantium 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Michael Kimm, February 2010
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Mar 1, 2010

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good sightseeing ledge before the crux.

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

Description 

This route is located on the south facing wall in the slot to the left of the main crag. The leftmost line; climb the varnish slab to a small break, then work the thin vertical section past the last bolt to the anchors.

Protection 

6 bolts to anchors.


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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Dec 14, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Be very careful on the upper wall on this one- the clipping holds broke on me. Thankfully I was at a stance, but the rock on the upper half of this route was not inspiring.
By Nick Hamill
Aug 18, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

still a bit fragile: a couple more holds broke off yesterday around 2/3 up.
By Sleyer
Nov 13, 2013

Didn't have access to mountainproject but warmed up on this route. Really soft grading. Felt more like a 5.7 grade. My friend also did this in approach shoes.
By Jer
Nov 3, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I assume above climber was on Sun Never Sets. This one's cleaning up ok but I'd skip it next time to do an extra lap on Mongol Hoard.
By stephen l.
Feb 17, 2016

cleaned up pretty well. nothing fragile or chossy to report.