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YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: nickv on Mar 11, 2008
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Climb up the ramp at the left end of the crag and then make reach up and into the left facing flake/crack (sometimes there is a bolt) and follow flake to the top. The step over into the flake is 5.8 the rest is only 5.5-ish.


Mostly medium cams and one bolt that comes and goes. Tree anchor.


This is on the left end of the main wall and is very obvious.

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Alan Jenkins and Christopher Lane having another great day at Red Rock.
Alan Jenkins and Christopher Lane having another g...
Christopher Lane taking a break on Steps.
Christopher Lane taking a break on Steps.
Alan Jenkins stepping up.
Alan Jenkins stepping up.
Christopher Lane rap'n at Steps.
Christopher Lane rap'n at Steps.
Christopher Lane does some more steps.
Christopher Lane does some more steps.
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By fez
Sep 27, 2009

It's 5.4, look in Boston Rocks.

By andyscott
From: Massachusetts
Mar 20, 2010

Pretty sure it 5.8 in Boston Rocks, a soft 5.8 tho.

By DFrench
From: The Shrew, MA
Mar 22, 2010

Yeah, I'd say getting yourself onto the slab proper is the only barely 5.8 move on there and it feels much easier once you know how to do it. The rest of the climb is no harder than 5.4

By Tyler Newcomb
Dec 13, 2013

I am confused in this route. Steps goes up to the first ledge, am I correct? What is after that, ther are bolts above it but I was not able to find out what that was, nor was I able I climb it. Any help would be great.

By chris21
Dec 13, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

Tyler, the slab above the ledge is the finish of Steps Direct which is the direct start and ~15ft of 5.10+ slab above the anchors of steps. The upper slab is also climbed as a harder finish to Morning Glory.