Y2K, Mescalito 5.10b

   
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Red Rocks, Nevada USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 2-3 hours
Approach time: 45 minutes
Descent time: 1-1.5 hours
Number of pitches: 4
Height of route: 400'
Overview
Y2K is a Red Rocks gem with awesome face climbing up steep black rock. With supplemental pro between widely spaced bolts, a huge roof with a fat bolt right at the lip, and endless perfect incut holds, Y2K is a great example of the beautiful rock that makes Red Rocks an international climbing destination.
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History
FA: Todd Swain, Paul Ross, 11/98.

Strategy
Fairly popular, Y2K often has multiple parties, but itís easy to see if anyone is there from the approach trail to Dark Shadows, and a wide variety of other short routes is within a few minutes walk (Dark Shadows area, Pine Nuts area, and the Brass Wall). After the first two long pitches, which you wish will go on forever, the route traverses right around the corner int...   [full history for SuperTopo members only!]

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Mescalito - Y2K 5.10b - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click to Enlarge
Photo: Greg Barnes
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