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The Prism Corner 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Karsten Duncan, Andrew Gomoll, Sandra Horna - Dec 15, 2007
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Karsten on Mar 27, 2008

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Andrew on the Prism

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 surprisingly nice little corner climb that protects well and gets afternoon shade. It would be a good choice for a budding 5.9 trad leader as the crux comes higher up and you'll have several pieces of gear below you.

One single-rope rappel from slings on the bushes above and right


This climb lies just right of Arch Rival as listed in the Handren Guide.


A double rack of cams from green alien to .75 camalot and singles of #1
& #2 camalot

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By sqwirll
From: Las Vegas
Nov 13, 2010

Some of the face holds you have to use are creaky and some of the pro is hollow sounding. Maybe not the best route for a budding 5.9 leader, but will clean up to be a good route.

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