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Suffering Cats 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Pier and Randy Marsh 1992
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Submitted By: Cunning Linguist on Jun 30, 2007

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Bethany Julka gives Suffering Cats a good burn in ...

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


Fun and rewarding; not the most solid sandstone, though, so still getting a little harder as holds and parts of holds join the sand dune below. Pumpy up to and through the crux on mostly positive holds, then easy cruisin' to the top. There are easier sequences for the savvy RR climber to find past the traverse.


Far left route on crag, obvious due to splitter looking RF corner/flake.



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Rock Climbing Photo: Andy Hansen nearing the top.
Andy Hansen nearing the top.
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy Hansen above the crux.
Andy Hansen above the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: down low
down low
Rock Climbing Photo: in the crux
in the crux

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By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Oct 9, 2011
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

The rock seemed very solid on this route. A few minor footholds flaked off up high but all the integral handholds stayed intact. This route is quite good! Awesome finger crack moves lead to a burly boulder problem and then on to a great patina face. Great!

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