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Hotline 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: John Heiman - 1996
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Oct 16, 2013

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Climbing Hotline

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

Description 

Hotline climbs the righthand arete of the Alternative Crag, keeping on the overhanging side.

Steep rock, powerful moves, no holds smaller than a full pad characterize this fun route.

Location 

Reach around the corner from Flying Rats to clip the first bolt - best for the belayer to be down below the ramp.

Protection 

7 bolts to a bolted anchor.


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By Dolev Roi
Apr 20, 2015
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

This is by far the best sport climb I have done in Red Rocks !!
By Jer
Sep 6, 2016

Awesome route and it's currently equipped with project draws except for the first bolt which is easily clipped from a jug.

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