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Black Velvet Canyon (Red Rocks)

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Black Velvet Wall, Black Velvet CanyonDream of Wild Turkeys 5.10a

Maybe the best long route of its grade in Red Rocks with predominantly face and crack climbing, and some slabby cruxes thrown in. Very popular, so it is wise to prepare for one of the many great alternatives.

pitch info12 pitches    approach time40-50 minutes    sun exposureMorning sun (in spring/summer)

Array and Black Velvet Canyon, Red Rocks Back to Red Rocks overview

1. Frogland (5.8)
2. Refried Brains (5.9)
3. Prince of Darkness (5.10c)
4. Dream of Wild Turkeys (10a)
5. The Gobbler (5.10a)
6. Sour Mash (5.10a)
7. Epinephrine (5.9)
8. Sick for Toys (5.10d)

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