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texplorer

Red Rock First Ascents (Caution: Lots of big pics)

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Well, I've been away from the NW for awhile and several of you have been curious as to what I'm up to. I've been in FA city (aka red rocks). You could do FA's here every weekend for the rest of your life and still not get em all. Pretty good routes can be found too. Not alot like the moss filled things you have to dig out in the forest up in the NW alot of times. Anyway, alot of these are in the new RR guidebook (which is awesome) by Handren. Others have gone up more recently. In any case I'll post a few pics of the routes and probably a few FA reports as I get time.

 

Right Canola Crack 5.7

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Seppuku 5.11 600ft

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Seppuku - top of first pitch

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OW negative (Seppuku is the S crack to the left)

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The Shamrock Roof on Celtic Cracks 5.10b 1000ft

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Topping out on the Minotaur 5.9X 1200ft

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Tier of the Setting Sun 5.10 1400ft

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