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YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Leo Henson, Albert Newman, Nov, 1996
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Jul 8, 2008

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somewhere near the crux on this fingery, fun route

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


The fingery route up the middle of the steep wall. Sustained 5.11 climbing off the deck brings you to a one move crux (easier if you're tall) three bolts up. Easier edging brings you to the anchors.


8 bolts to chains.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Keeping it together up top
Keeping it together up top
Rock Climbing Photo: Crimps at the crux
Crimps at the crux

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By ACassebeer
From: Mojave, CA
Jan 19, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This route is 12b in Handren's guide and soft compared to other similar routes nearby. I thought it was a very good route though and deserved more credit than the guidebook gave it.
By Stephen Lander
From: Columbus, OH
Feb 10, 2016
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This felt on the harder end of 12a but not quite hard enough to be 12b. I think it would be more difficult for short climbers though so maybe that's where the grade came from. Regardless, it's a really fun route! Three bolts of bouldery moves and crimps to a pretty casual finish.

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