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Back to Basics 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: 1992 Wendell Broussard, Ed Prochaska
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Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Jan 1, 2005

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


Near the top of the Whiskey Peak descent gully, on the southern side, is a good-looking right-facing dihedral. Climb the dihedral to a bolted belay station. Contrary to some reports, a single 60-meter rope is enough for the rappel.


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