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Sour Pain 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Valarie Heredia
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: socalbolter on Jan 30, 2013

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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 >>>


Climb up to and then follow the flake, before moving right to finish on the crimpy headwall.


Found just left of Glitter Gulch.


7 bolts to 2 rings

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By SmithBro
From: North Wilmot, New Hampshire
Feb 6, 2013

Loose, sandy and squeezed.
By BrianWS
Mar 19, 2013
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

The start is loose, but the climbing and rock both improve after the second bolt or so. Not quite as good as the neighboring climbs, but very fun nonetheless.
By Austin Boren
From: las vegas Nevada
Oct 26, 2013

This climb is more interesting than its neighbors. still cleaning up, but worth a go.
By Kalvin
Apr 21, 2016

Wasn't that loose when I climbed it, fun climb!
By Justin Streit
Nov 14, 2016

I think this thing is really good. I think it has cleaned up over time, because nothing felt loose or sandy on this at all. I think the bad rep is no longer warranted. Really cool movement on big holds, then techy crux at the bulge.

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