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Family Circus 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Greg Taylor on Dec 5, 2011

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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 >>>


A tough section down low leads to nice climbing to the anchors


Middle bolted route on the main face


7 bolts

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By karen029
Jan 30, 2012

I would rate this one as slightly harder than its neighbor Wayward Son, if only because the stance to clip the third bolt is right at the crux. It'll catch you off guard if 5.9 is right around your limit for sport leads.
By Nate0047
Feb 7, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Most of the route is 5.8 or easier. From the second to fourth bolt is 5.9, with the crux just before the third bolt. There's a couple of moves there that are probably 5.9+. If you're ok with a 5.9 lead, and want to push yourself, this is definitely a good route to do it.

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