Hot Flash, III, 5.8
|[ Sizes: Orig | Large | Med | Small | Thumb ]|
6th - 7th Pitch- 230’- 5.8/ By far the best pitch of climbing on Hot Flash. Handren has a photo of it in his guide book, “Red Rocks, A Climbers Guide” and as before mentioned it reminds me of the last section of the last pitch of Birdland. Move back left from which you came and re enter the crack. Climb up placing mostly wires until just under the roof above. Follow the line of least resistance to the left and into cracks that lead easily through the overhang. With a 70m rope, you can stretch this pitch out to a large bushy ledge avoiding a separate belay for the 7th pitch of 4th class scrambling. Set up belay on a tree.
Hot Flash, III, 5.8, 10 Pitches, Red Rocks, May, 2008