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False Alarm 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Leo Henson
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Aug 13, 2009

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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 >>>


Thin, bouldery, and painful. The route right of Geometric, this is one of those climbs you do once so you can say you did it, and then never do it again.


Bolts to chains.

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By Sol Cantwell
Apr 19, 2010

I agree with the original beta above. There are lots of other routes on the crag this one is disentigrating. Every time I grabbed the crux hold (a slopping crimp just before the ancors) there would be less and less of it to grab as it sanded off and became more rounded.

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