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Vile Pile 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b PG13 [details]
FA: Ward, Meyers, Baxter
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Submitted By: John Wilder on Feb 16, 2009

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Almost felt harder than Galloping Gal

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

Description 

A so-so route that probably isnt worth doing with all the other awesome routes in the vicinity. If you do, make sure to take a medium cam (.5/.75 camalot) for between the 4th and 5th bolts- rock and bolt quality are both suspect.

Location 

Located just right of Galloping Gal

Protection 

6 bolts, one cam.


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By Pete Bresciani
Feb 17, 2009

This route is aptly named! I had to post a comment just because it deserves a bomb rating instead of one star. :-)
By ShaunG Gregg
From: SF, CA
Apr 4, 2010

I disagree. I thought the rock was a little chossy in some places, but found this climb not lacking in cool moves and a distinct crux before the horizontal slash.
By Aaron S
Dec 20, 2013

This is a fun route, well worth doing. It is pretty thin and sequencey though, so maybe not everyone's cup of tea.

The climb seems to have cleaned up a little because the rock quality was good as of today. I was more worried about flakes breaking on Galloping Gals.
By Daniel Bookless
From: Portland, OR
Nov 30, 2016
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

I just love this climb. Not your average 5.10 crux, I basically hummed a prayer, preformed a séance, and hoped for the best, and somehow your feet don't pop. Super rewarding climb. Probs not PG13...

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