Schaeffer's Delight, Whiskey Peak 5.7

   
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Red Rocks, Nevada USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 45 minutes
Approach time: 30 minutes
Descent time: 40 minutes
Number of pitches: 1
Height of route: 150'
Overview
This is one of the best face climbs at Red Rocks. While the route is 5.7, a runout and slightly loose start combined with fragile holds high on the pitch, make Shaeffer’s Delight a somewhat serious lead. Anyone unsure of their abilities should climb the first pitch of the Unknown route to its left and toprope Shaeffer’s Delight before leading it.
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History
When first climbed in 1984 this was a single-pitch face route. George’s friend, Mike Petrilak, was an avid climber and mountaineer whose mobility had been reduced by a broken h...   [full history for SuperTopo members only!]

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Whiskey Peak - Schaeffer's Delight 5.7 - Red Rocks, Nevada USA. Click to Enlarge
Schaeffer's Delight is a great 5.7 face climb.
Photo: Greg Barnes
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