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Unknown 5.9 (AKA L3) 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a PG13

Type:  Sport, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: John Wilder on Aug 31, 2010

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L3 as of 4/9/2013

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 new route in the corridor- the third on your left as you enter the lower tier, it ascends an obvious line of features.

  • Care should be taken on this route as many of the features are hollow and the route is still shedding rock. The bolts are also spaced somewhat, so be mindful.


Third route on left.


Bolts to anchor

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By Sara Ann
From: Sunnyvale, CA
Mar 6, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I don't recall much if any loose rock on this one. Thought this was easier than the two 5.9s to the left.
By PsndCsrV
May 19, 2012

Climbed this today and most of that flake halfway up is now gone. There's still some left that seems pretty weak, so I wouldn't recommend trying to use it. Climb around left or right -- either is harder than the rest of the route.
By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
May 21, 2012

The big hollow flake about 30 feet up was intentionally torn off by visiting climbers while lowering off on 5/15/12. Bravo for their public service! The climb is much safer, although quite dusty below the demolition. And it's probably a bit harder now. Still needs traffic to spruce it up.
By Brittany V
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jul 28, 2012

I lead this before the flake came off, but did not feel comfortable leading it after the flake came down. Just be aware that it is a different climb now.
By Ian Hancock
Dec 16, 2013

Felt kind of Slab like. I am not that much of a confident climber and it had some decent runout to the anchor when I clipped into the anchor the last bolt was about 10 to 15 feet below my shoes.
By Elliot Befus 1
Feb 24, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Seems pretty clean now, I think the PG13 can be removed.
By Matt Hoffmann
From: Squamish
Nov 24, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Not a bad route, but not great. Somewhat tentative movement on decent crimps and footholds. There are definitely better climbs nearby. Did not feel like any holds were coming off.

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