Beulah's Book, Solar Slab Wall 5.9

   
Search
Go

Red Rocks, Nevada USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 1-2 hours
Approach time: 1 hour
Descent time: 1-2 hours
Number of pitches: 3
Height of route: 1400'
Overview
Intimidating looking chimneys in a corner, Beulah’s Book doesn’t usually get the credit it deserves. It is one of the finest three-pitch routes of its grade in Red Rocks, and with a wild new aręte variation, requires little in the way of chimney skills. The striking upper part of the book above the chimneys has outstanding climbing.
Photos - View all 2 photos of Beulah's Book as: Thumbnails | Slideshow
Climber Beta on Beulah's Book
  A total of (5) submissions of route beta on Beulah's Book
Which SuperTopo guidebooks include a topo for Beulah's Book?

Red Rocks Climbing
Find other routes like Beulah's Book

 
History
FA: Randal Grandstaff, Dave Anderson, 1979.

Strategy
While not as popular as Johnny Vegas or Solar Slab Gully, Beulah’s Book still gets lines and so an early start is recommended, especially if you do plan to continue higher. No wide protection is needed for the climb if you use the aręte variation on the second pitch; a single 4-inch piece is all that is needed to supplement the rack for the original route.
The first pitch has a few tricky moves off the ground, but then has sweet climbing up a face/aręte just left of a deep chimney. The second pitch ha...   [full history for SuperTopo members only!]

Sign In or Join SuperTopo (it's FREE!) to read the complete route history, the recommended strategy for climbing this route, and useful tips should you need to retreat.
Approach
Sign In or Join SuperTopo (it's FREE!) to read this route's approach information.
Descent
Sign In or Join SuperTopo (it's FREE!) to read this route's descent information.
Everything You Need to Know About Red Rocks
Search the internet for beta on Beulah's Book
  Search the internet for information on Beulah's Book
Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: November 18, 2012
Solar Slab Wall - Beulah's Book 5.9 - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click to Enlarge
Photo: Eric Ponslet and Lucie Parietti
Other Routes on Solar Slab Wall
Solar Slab Wall - Solar Slab 5.6 - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click for details.
Solar Slab, 5.6
Solar Slab Wall
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Solar Slab Wall - Johnny Vegas 5.6 R - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click for details.
Johnny Vegas, 5.6 R
Solar Slab Wall
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Solar Slab Wall - Solar Slab Gully 5.3 - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click for details.
Solar Slab Gully, 5.3
Solar Slab Wall
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Solar Slab Wall - Going Nuts 5.6 - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click for details.
Going Nuts, 5.6
Solar Slab Wall
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Solar Slab Wall - Horndogger Select to Sundog 5.10a - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click for details.
Horndogger Select to Sundog, 5.10a
Solar Slab Wall
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

SuperTopo on the Web