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The Owl 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 160'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Joe Herbst, 1970s
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Mar 28, 2011

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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 >>>

Description 

Start in the chimney on the south side of the formation. Work up through a tight and awkward squeeze at about 35 feet, then follow the hand and fist crack up and then right to a huge belay ledge. 110 feet.
An easy (5.5) chimney leads to the summit. 50 feet.

Protection 

Single rack to 3". A four inch piece might be appriciated.


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