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Lizard Locks 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Unknown
Season: All
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Submitted By: Andy Hansen on Feb 17, 2012

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Lizard Locks, 5.11

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


Lizard Locks is a strikingly beautiful, thin, splitter crack in hard sandstone on the northern end of The Monument wall. Start climbing to the left of the crack through easy and blocky terrain to reach the base of the business. Place bomber protection and move upwards taking any opportunity to rest before the real fight begins. As the wall steepens so too does the crack thin out. Move through a thin section to a good hand jam pod. From here your creative use of the features provided will bring you to a big fat jug at the anchors. Proud send, my friend.


Double cams from thin to finger size.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Happy to see new bolts on top.
BETA PHOTO: Happy to see new bolts on top.
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By Weston L
From: Summerlin, NV
Nov 23, 2014
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

Fantastic climb, mostly .3-.75 camaalots, single to 3 camalot.

FYI, anchor on this one could definitely use some improving. Currently it consists of a fixed stopper, a rusty old bolt with matching rusty hanger, & a star dryvin bolt.
By matt carpenter
From: Las Vegas
Feb 8, 2016
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

Not really sure what the grade goes at but it ain't no easy 5.11. This thing is hard. On the up side though, I was happy to see new anchor bolts when I finally did get to the top.

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