Red Rocks Climbing

April 2015

(New)
(New) PDX carpet selfie
Welcome
Welcome to Red Rocks, hiking into Juniper Canyon
Blooming
Blooming cactus greets us everywhere
Keith
Keith leads p1 of Geronimo
Bill
Bill tapes up for some serious jamming
A
A hex-hex, or double helex
Mel
Mel loves her cams.
Mel
Mel leads p1 of 'Geronimo'
Spacious
Spacious belay ledges
Bill
Bill leading p2 of 'Geronimo'
Bliss.
Bliss.
Lovely
Lovely ladies
Suzie
Suzie cleans
Mel
Mel steps out to lead p4 of 'Geronimo'
Everyone
Everyone on the summit
Her
Her future's so bright she's gotta wear shades
Family
Family portrait
Yellow
Yellow sun-soaker
Juniper
Juniper Canyon
Off
Off into the sunset for another day
White
White rimmed fire-zapper
A
A long way from home
Here
Here lizzard lizzard lizzard
Ar-ma-tron
'Ar-ma-tron'
Big
Big
Alpine
Alpine trees
Mel
Mel leads p2 of 'Dances with Trees'
No
No anchor is complete without a good solid hex
Mel
Mel at third belay on 'Dances With Trees'
Salvation.
Salvation. We thought the top would never come
Brownstone
Brownstone Wall Summit photo of two very tired peoples
Good
Good day, eh?
More
More awesome alpine trees
Desert
Desert flames
Blu
Blu
Everything
Everything
Hollow
Hollow rock
Our
Our route up 'DWT'
Ginger
Ginger Buttress, Sunshine Wall and Brownstone Wall
Red
Red Moon
Rachel
Rachel Rock
Desert
Desert Dusk
Five
Five o'clock, six o'clock, polka-dot rock
The
The British Venusian Society
Orion
Orion
Oh
Oh what a beautiful morning
To
To use these waste bags one must hide behind a bulbous cactus?
Hiking
Hiking into Black Canyon
Spacious
Spacious belay ledges abound
Mel
Mel styles up the thin face of 'Schroeders Favorite'
Matt.
Matt.
Kevin
Kevin uses every last sling on the harness to find the next belay
Ledge
Ledge party. Hard to believe we're 400 feet in the air...
Climb
Climb well done
Color
Color explosion
Red
Red Blipblop
Mel
Mel and Matt find some shade before the hike out
Desert
Desert landscape
Down
Down
More
More cam clinking on Monday
Mel
Mel prances up 'Gnats Mating on my Arm'
Gnats
Gnats belay
Aptly
Aptly named Calico Hills
Gnats
Gnats rappel down Big Bad Wolf
Monday's
Monday's family portrait
Keith
Keith leads 'Whole Foods Salad Bar'
Quadrature
Quadrature
We
We heart Keith