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260m, 6 pitches. One of the best (and most popular) multipitches at the grade at Red Rocks. Great climbing all the way with interest in each pitch, to a nice summit view. 1) 5.7 Start from the large white flake and continue up the corner (3 bolts). Belay from slings tree. 2) 5.7 Start right up a ramp, then head left up the curving crack passing multiple stuck cams (possible crux). Large flake / chimney to belay from slings around tree above a cave. 3) 5.7 Pull over roof above belay about halfway from tree to corner. Climb a few moves up, then traverse into corner at first possible break. Climb corner to small roof, which is skirted slightly right. Before next roof, move up right to blocky trad belay. 4) 5.8 From belay, traverse above small roof to large ledge on left. Climb up to right-hand side of roof (possible bolt?). Place high gear, then step down and make delicate moves left out to arete, where exposure hits you in the face. Follow arete into corner (cam on lip of roof helps to stop rope drag), and up to small ledges and trad belay. 5) 5.8 Move up to bolt and trend right to corner (technical crux). Follow corner behind huge jammed boulder to trad belay on top of boulder. 6) 5.6 Exit right from belay, and wander up the (occasionally very run-out) slab to the right of the corner. Be careful - there's the possibility to get into serious trouble way above gear on this pitch. Make sure to descend down to the left, rather than be fooled into moving down to the right early (this descent involves three abseils, and four hours).
Mike Gilbert, Joanne Urioste, Jorge Urioste May/1978
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Pitch 1,3,5,7. It's definitely worth taking the optional belay stance immediately after the chockstone to avoid rope issues!
Eddie1234 - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/14 with Gary Reed

Will AKA Dave - 2nd O/S - Apr/14

Wonderful! We joined it at p2, having opted to do Raindance as an alternative to p1. I led pitches 3 & 5 & Steve all the even numbered pitches.
cem - AltLd O/S - 13/Nov/13 with Steve Gould

Epic!!
al99 - AltLd O/S - 02/Nov/13 with Martina Zandonella

lead P 1, 3, 5
martinazando - AltLd O/S - 02/Nov/13 with Al Benson

cat22 - 2nd O/S - 26/Oct/13 with Mike

Led P1 (easier than 5.7+), P3 (about 5.5) and P5 (actually 5.8, but the crux is the move to the bolt, not with it below you). A great route, but the route descriptions (both the Handren and Supertopo ones) are awful at identifying the hard bits.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 24/Oct/13 with Dan

Led 2,4,6.
dpmUK - AltLd O/S - 24/Oct/13 with victim of mathematics

tuukka - AltLd O/S - 03/Oct/12 with Maija

Best multi pitch I did at Red Rocks and Johny's favourite route of the trip, 4 stars. I linked the two 5.8 piches together with a big 60m pitch. The chimney at the top was a struggle with all that rope out and rope drag under the roof good fun.
Dale - AltLd O/S - Oct/12 with johny

innes - Lead O/S - Nov/11 with Ruth

kitkat78 - AltLd - 29/Sep/11 with SteveM

SteveM - AltLd - 29/Sep/11 with Kat

Hidden - 2011

Brown - Solo - Mar/10 with Solo

Julesthe1st - AltLd O/S - 24/Oct/09 with Andy Steiner

"Crux" for me - halfway up the second pitch offwidth/stem. Traverse under the roof on 4 is brilliant, and named crux on 5 was simple (but I guess that's just good Brit slab skills).
Pythonist - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Sarah Silverman

Luke Gilbert - Nov/08 with Rob Albert

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/08

jamesturnbull - Lead - Apr/08 with paul winder

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/05

dave o - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/05 with Julia H

jcw - 2003

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Dec/02

dan gibson - AltLd O/S - Nov/99 with anthony prior, helen gibson

Chris Ellis - AltLd O/S - 22/Mar/98 with Louise Pellett

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hard 5.90 of 3
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easy 5.91 of 3
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easy 5.80 of 3
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easy 5.70 of 3
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 26 (3.8%)
Lead4 of 26 (15.4%)
Followed3 of 26 (11.5%)
Alt Leads15 of 26 (57.7%)
Unknown3 of 26 (11.5%)

'Climbed'8 of 26 (30.8%)
clean O/S18 of 26 (69.2%)