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Spontaneous Enjoyment 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 170'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Nick N and Paul V B
Season: am to mid day sun shaded late
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Submitted By: Francis Baker (fran) on Mar 19, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Blue All that Jazz, Red Unknown 5.8+, Yellow Spont...

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


Start as per "All that Jazz" and clip the right bolt at the forth and continue up and right gaining a crack and the right side of the flake used on ATJ P2. Atop the flake continue up and right to a set of anchors facing west on the top of a pillar.


Standard rack

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By 46and2
From: Las Vegas, NV
Sep 21, 2007
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

Decent route if in the area. Be somewhat careful on pitch 2 as a lot of the rock is kinda suspect! The anchor slings atop pitch 2 were very worn a couple years back and we left some gear there for a safe rappel. Otherwise, worth doing...once!
By Eric Lesch
From: Portland, Or
Mar 13, 2009

I had diffenent route beta...the new guide book (the one with all the pictures) said that spontaneous enjoyment was the route you had outlined in red, the unknown 5.8+. It was a good route, even though I had a little trouble getting good gear near the start of the second pitch.
By rockratrei
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jun 29, 2010

I thought this route was on the buttress behind (right of the gulley) the photo and did it in 1999, along with One Hand Clapping. Both are good routes and there is a bolted anchor at the top on a nice ledge.
By Patrick Mulligan
Feb 11, 2013

I found this to be a fun and at times commiting climb. Some of the rock is indeed suspect.
By Mike Zasadzien
Sep 10, 2016

If comparing to the new Handren guidebook [2016] This route is labeled as Geriatric Therapy.

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