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Vagabonds 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Steagall, Sandefur, Werner, Sobocan; Fall 1990
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Submitted By: John Hegyes on Jan 1, 2004

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Vagabonds 10a.

Description 

Vagabonds is located on the left side of the lower section of the Black Corridor. Close to the boulders that separate the two tiers, on the left side, there is a trad route, BCR 5L. Its most prominent feature is a large crack up high. Vagabonds is the next route to the right from the crack. The 5.10a rating can be mitigated a bit by wandering a little and seeking an easier path. Lower off with one rope.

Protection 

8 bolts to an anchor


Photos of Vagabonds Slideshow Add Photo
Andy nearing the top of Vagabonds
Andy nearing the top of Vagabonds
John on the crux of Vagabonds.
John on the crux of Vagabonds.
Looking up from the belay of Vagabonds.
BETA PHOTO: Looking up from the belay of Vagabonds.
Sheri leading Vegabonds and at the little rest aft...
Sheri leading Vegabonds and at the little rest aft...
second clip
second clip
John higher up.
John higher up.
higher up
higher up
John finishing up Vagabonds
John finishing up Vagabonds

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By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Feb 24, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Good climb, recomended
By 46and2
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jul 28, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Probably the best 10a in the bottom portion of Black Corridor; great fun route with varied moves. Watch the bottom as the feet are polished and slick but the rest of the route is great.
By Matt McMurray
From: Castle Rock, CO
Aug 14, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I thought this route was excellent. A well protected route that is long and sustained. A must do if you visit the BC.
By Blitzo
Sep 23, 2006

A fun climb on beautiful rock.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Mar 15, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

On 3/15/11, the LVCLC with support from the ASCA replaced 7 of 8 protection bolts and the anchor on this route. The second pro bolt did not need to be replaced. The protection bolts are 1/2" x 2.75" SS 5-piece, the anchor bolts are 1/2" x 4.75" SS 5-piece and are equipped with mussy hooks.
By phxDarren
Dec 15, 2011

Video of the lower section of Vagabonds. The pics at the end are all of other areas in Red Rock Canyon so they probably aren't very relavent to this comment thread.


By Sara Ann
From: Sunnyvale, CA
Mar 6, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Beautiful route, but I found it very difficult to clip several of the bolts; I found myself leaning way left or way right of a good 5.10a stance to clip.
By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
May 21, 2012

Finally, a BC route with a little variety---super-fun moves.
By Elliot Befus 1
Feb 24, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Very fun. With the right sequence, probably a little soft at 5.10a.