REI Community
Road Rock
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Hand, The S 
Magic Bus S 
Motorcycle Diaries T 
Road Kill S 
Road Rash (or Tweaked?) S 
Road Trip T 
Tailspin T 

Road Rash (or Tweaked?) 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Greg Hand
Page Views: 310
Submitted By: Jay Eggleston on Apr 29, 2014

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (5)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
I think this is Dan Brockway on Road Rash 5.10. 8/...

  • Seasonal Closure MORE INFO >>>
  • Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    The crux of this route is on the slab above the highest overhang. My partner and I both thought it was easier than it is rated in D'Antonio's guide (where it is called "Tweaked"). We think it is an 11a, not a 12a. We thought it was easier than Road Kill to the left, with which it shares an anchor. This builds up your confidence after struggling on Roadrash which is supposedly easier.

    Location 

    This route is to the right of Road Kill and is the furthest right bolted route on the rock. There is a large boulder at the base to belay from.

    Protection 

    5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.


    Photos of Road Rash (or Tweaked?) Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Kevin getting it done.  Bad light for a picture.
    Kevin getting it done. Bad light for a picture.

    Comments on Road Rash (or Tweaked?) Add Comment
    Show which comments
    By Greg Hand
    From: Golden, CO
    Apr 30, 2014

    FA Bob D'Antonio & Greg Hand. This is the right hand route on the rock, and I thought we rated it 5.10. This should be named Road Rash.
    By Tony B
    From: Around Boulder, CO
    Aug 29, 2015
    rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

    The book misdirects all 3 of the climbs on the right side of the rock here...but yeah, the right-most bolted line is a moderate 5.10.

    Mountain Project

    The Definitive Climbing Resource

    MTB Project

    Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

    Powder Project

    Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
    FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About