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Secret Ingredient 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 140'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: FRA: Fran Baker, Larry DeAngelo
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Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Sep 2, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: The line of Secret Ingredient

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


This is a delightfully improbable route. Though it looks like it might be hard and unprotected, it turns out to be quite reasonable.

Just right of the start of Hundred-Foot Stick Clip, climb a steep, varnished flake. Continue up, staying just right of a blunt arete, until you reach the left end of a large roof. After a few moves, you can step left to the bolted belay/rappel station on Hundred-Foot Stick Clip.


Climb up to the ledges at the start of Coronary Bypass to a short flake just to the right of the dark headwall.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The initial flake of Secret Ingredient.
The initial flake of Secret Ingredient.

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By Ben Townsend
Apr 11, 2014

Excellent pitch. Replaced the old webbing on the Hundred Foot Stick Clip anchor; a slightly diagonal one-rope rappel (climber's left) reaches easy downclimbing.

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