VIDEO: Blind and Nakedby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Dec/2009
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The Naked Edge in Eldorado canyon in Colorado is graded 5.11b and is seven pitches long. The route translates to around E4 and sports some tough climbing on cracks and a chimney, followed by an airy traverse to gain the final steep crack on the top pitch.
Erik says this is the hardest route he has ever climbed.
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