Login with Facebook
Straight Shooter Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bird Crack T 
Captain Crunch T 
Crispy Critters T 
Forget Me Knot T 
Lazy Fireman, The S 
Orange Clonus T 
Sidewinder S 
Slabba Dabba Doo S 
Straight Shooter T 

Captain Crunch 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: unknown
Page Views: 1,145
Submitted By: John Wilder on Dec 3, 2005

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (11)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Climbing in Red Rocks after heavy rain can permanently damage the rock! MORE INFO >>>


Visible from below, this is the right hand of the two cracks that lie to the right of Straight Shooter. Approach as per Straight Shooter and then work right along the base of the cliff until you reach a wide chimney with a chockstone in it. Work your way past the chockstone to reach the route.

Pitch 1: Ascend the wide crack to a large ledge.

Descent: Work left and down along the ledge toward Straight Shooter to a pair of old bolts with chains. A single rope rappel brings you back to the base.


Bring large gear for the route (3" to 5") and some smaller gear for anchor (.5" to 1").

Comments on Captain Crunch Add Comment
Show which comments
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Nov 20, 2009

This route is incorrectly marked in Jerry's book- this route lies to the RIGHT of the Lazy Fireman- as does Crispy Critters. The chains mentioned above are the rap anchors for the Lazy Fireman.
By Cunning Linguist
Jan 26, 2012

Thay are sorted incorrectly, too, right here.
By Paul Zander
From: Tucson, AZ
Nov 17, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

then is there a name for the 5.7 trad route between straight shooter and the lazy fireman?
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!