- Height: 670ft
- Pitches: 5
- Ascents: 60
One of the most popular multi-pitch routes at Red Rocks due, at least in part, to large comfortable belay ledges the whole way. Can be rappelled on one 70m rope with a bit of 4th class down-climbing, or with two ropes.
Starts below an obvious left-slanting crack.
150' 5.5 - Climb the left slanting crack, skip the optional belay at 90', up a wider crack to a ledge, then continue up the crack to another ledge. Bolted anchors are a few yards out to the right.
50' 5.5. Hike right along the ledge, boulder up to the next ledge, and up gentle slabs to a steeper wall. Re-belay from here, then up steepish black wall to a small overhang, the up a left-facing corner to a ledge with trees. End on a belay off a small group of trees.
120' 5.6. Start up 4th class terrain about 15' to a small ledge, climb a thin crack in the varnished face left of a small corner to a small roof, traverse left under the roof to another crack that continues upwards, and up this to a ledge with a large block on it. Belay off slings around the large block.
50' 5.3. Traverse right and a bit down to a ledge with a crack above it and anchors.
110' 5.6. Climb the crack, past a bolt to run-out 5.5 terrain to the anchors. Most people end here at the anchor and rappel.
First Ascent: Harrison, Broussard, Van Betten
Located in Pine Creek Canyon approx:
Route Grade Citations
|5.6+||Classic Rock #28 Red Rocks Nevada|
|5.6+||Rock Climbing Red Rocks|
Overall quality score: 76%
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