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To Grunt and Sweat 

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

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: A. Reger, D. Young
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: D Young on Jan 10, 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 >>>


Fun route with the crux in the first half of the route.


First lead route you come to in the slot corridor on the upper tier, just right of When the Blood Burns and 2 routes left of Sea of Troubles.


6 bolts to mussy hooks.

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 6, 2013
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Nice little route- I suspect this might settle close to 5.9 when it finishes shedding, but maybe not. Fun regardless. Thanks guys!
By Nicole Williams
From: Salt Lake City, UT
May 24, 2016

The white-throated swifts living in the wall are beautiful, but watch out for the bird poop on this climb. Fun surprise about half way up.
By David Kerkeslager
From: Brooklyn, NY
Apr 26, 2017
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

After seeing a dangerous (but luckily injury-free) fall, I recommend belaying on the second ledge up, just below the first bolt, so there's less slack out. If you belay from the shade below, it's easy for the climber to deck on one of the ledges when falling before the second clip (the starting smear on the overhang is difficult for beginner climbers).

The route isn't particularly dangerous if belayed properly, and was a very fun climb.

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