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Edge Dressing 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 320'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: March, Locatelli 1990
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Oct 31, 2007

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step left from this belay and crank up small crimp...

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


This is a great variation to Chasing Shadows on fun black varnish climbing. Head up the right most of the two cracks from the P2 anchor on Dark Shadows. You will pass an optional belay on your right. Continue up the technical face climbing clipping bolts along the way on black varnish to a two bolt rap anchor. There is a mini crux in the leaning corner and a final thin crux before the anchors. Rap 4 times with a 60M rope to the ground.

When P3/4 are combined, this is a classic 190ft lead.


A P4 variation to Chasing Shadows found to the right of Dark Shadows..


single rack to #4 C4 and some draws...

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By Kevin Dahlstrom
From: Fort Worth, TX
Apr 8, 2008
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13

This is a fantastic pitch and is worth doing during the rap down from the top of Dark Shadows. It starts off with about 10 feet of 5.7/5.8 to the first bolt and gets progressively harder with a thin crux near the top.
By ACassebeer
From: Mojave, CA
Oct 14, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

I thought this route was harder or equal in difficulty to "The Next Century" which is 10d. It has a pretty thin crux at the top. Also, the #4 was unnecessary, there's a lot of other smaller gear that can be used on Pitch 3. Great pitch with awesome rock.
By Edward Pyune
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 14, 2016

Got on this climb thinking it was Chasing Shadows, and was glad to get lost :) I thought the #4 was really handy. There were flakes in the crack where small pieces would fit, but a quick knock on the rock inside showed that the rock was totally loose. And if you haven't read the description or other comments, thin crux up top.

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