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Inferno 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Michael Kimm, Fall 2014
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Dec 26, 2014

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John claiming the third ascent of Inferno, 5.12a.

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

Description 

A short, bolted boulder problem. Climbs really sustained with hard clips. Expect thin and fingery moves through all three bolts. Would be a difficult onsight.

Protection 

Three bolts to anchors. Having the third draw hanging is a huge help.


Photos of Inferno Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Lorenzo on his onsight of Inferno.
Mike Lorenzo on his onsight of Inferno.
Rock Climbing Photo: John working out Inferno.
John working out Inferno.

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Dec 27, 2014
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Super fun climb, thanks to Mike for finding and bolting it. Pretty thin, similar in effort to other short 12a's in the park, imho.

That said, if you're too short to make one of the spans I made, it would add at least 3 moves and a much harder clip to the route, for what it's worth. Description is accurate, and if you're at your limit, stick clip the first two for safety, the second bolt is the hardest clip,imho.