Long easy trad

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Long easy trad

Post by guyinjeans » Mon May 19, 2014 10:39 am

What's your opinion on they best long easy trad routes at the red? Was looking to take a new climber and his dad who has not climbed in a while. Thanks

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Re: Long easy trad

Post by mjkusn01 » Mon May 19, 2014 12:50 pm

Fortress Wall
5.6 Bedtime for Bonzo
5.7 Party Time (140 ft and pretty continuous)
5.8 Horny Bitch (140 ft)

Tower Rock
A lot of easy, multi pitch climbs. Come require some route finding

Jewell Pinnacle
5.6 Diamond in the Crack

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Re: Long easy trad

Post by Ascentionist » Mon May 19, 2014 2:34 pm

Whiteout 5.8
Ditto on Foxfire, Diamond in the Crack, Party Time, HB, Cavers at Tower, Mighty Eidson at Tower, Big Country at Long Wall (adventure climbing/BBQing), G.I.

And those that are CLOSED: Tunnel Route, Chimney Direct, Roadside Attraction (hardly done as a MP though)

Single pitch long easy trad:
Casual Viewing
Cheaper Than a Movie
Into the Purple Valley
Pretty much anything at Fortress though the average length is 60'
Wall of Denial has a lot if your definition of "easy" extends to 5.9: Pink Panties Pulldown, Bongo, New Red River, Red River Renaissance, Strick 9 (top rope Buckeye Testpiece) and Funhouse. All are fantastic routes
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Re: Long easy trad

Post by kato » Tue May 20, 2014 8:55 am

Good Tang.
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Re: Long easy trad

Post by Wolf » Tue May 20, 2014 10:17 am

Double Caves Crack is fun, long, and very easy.
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Re: Long easy trad

Post by mjkusn01 » Tue May 20, 2014 11:21 am

kato wrote:Good Tang.
Good Tang is great.

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Re: Long easy trad

Post by LK Day » Wed May 21, 2014 11:34 pm

Good Tang has one of the best top-outs in the RRG, but not that many new climbers would call the last pitch "easy". Go for it! :)

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Re: Long easy trad

Post by kato » Thu May 22, 2014 8:58 am

Yeah, I hesitated a little before suggesting that one, but if there is a route that will win a person over to climbing, that is it. The first time I did it, my largest cam was a 4. Spent the whole pitch just waving it around in the crack and whimpering.
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Re: Long easy trad

Post by TradMike » Thu May 22, 2014 9:40 am

Environmental Impact 5.7
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Re: Long easy trad

Post by guyinjeans » Thu May 22, 2014 10:44 am

Thanks for all the input

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Re: Long easy trad

Post by ynot » Fri May 23, 2014 8:44 pm

slimy creatures
full moon
pete's route left of whiteout is prolly the easiest. can't remember the name
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Re: Long easy trad

Post by Ascentionist » Fri May 23, 2014 8:45 pm

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Re: Long easy trad

Post by LK Day » Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:48 pm

So what did you end up doing? Everybody have a good time?

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