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French Bulges 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Joe & Betsy Herbst
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Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Jan 1, 2006

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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 >>>


About thirty feet down and left from the start of Arm Forces is a smaller, less dramatic corner. Climb this passing (not surprisingly) a few bulges en route to a large ledge. Descend via a short scramble down the gully to the left.


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By John Hegyes
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jan 2, 2006

Beware of the mojave green rattlesnake that lives in the horizontal crack about thirty feet up. He's cranky.
By Andrew Yasso
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jan 11, 2014

As of 1/10/14, no rattlesnake was spotted. A fun route on great rock.
By MN norske
From: Henderson
Apr 6, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

no rattlesnake. Can rap down if you do some 5th class moves up and around to the right after you hit the ledge or you can take the climb straight up the varnish face after you hit the ledge. This will gain you the rap anchors from the 5.9 to the right.

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