Wholesome Fullback, Whiskey Peak 5.10a
Avg time to climb route: 1 hour
Approach time: 30 minutes
Descent time: 1 hour
Number of pitches: 2
Height of route: 320'
OverviewOften overlooked, Wholesome Fullback is probably the best single pitch of 5.10a crack climbing in Red Rocks. The first pitch is awesome: thin finger crack right off the deck, splitter hand crack, a tricky face traverse under a small roof, a technical lieback/finger crack crux, and then seemingly endless perfect hand jams to a ledge 160 feet off the deck.
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HistoryThis is the same Lars Holbek who is famous in whitewater circles and who assures me that his frequently misspelled name should truly be “Holbek.” During one of his Red Rocks trips, Lars climbed with Mark Moore. They planned to hop a freight train and ride back to the Pacific Northwest. While still in Las Vegas, a guard was inspecting the cars and spotted Mark. Lars kept his he... [full history for SuperTopo members only!]
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