Red Rocks, Nevada

March 30-April 6, 2005

Heading in to Oak Creek Canyon

Johnny Vegas to Solar Slab, 5.6, 12 pitches


Gene on first pitch belay on Johnny Vegas

Bill and me on second pitch belay on Johnny Vegas

Looking down Pitch 4 of Solar Slab


Looking up Pitch 3 of Solar Slab

Hero shots on top of Solar Slab


2000 feet up and now how we have to get down

Descent into the pricker-filled, boulder-strewn hell of Oak Creek via headlamp

Bill on Panty Mime 5.10c on the Panty Wall

Electric Koolaid 5.9 on Magic Bus wall

Gene on last pitch of the premier route Dark Shadows, 5.8, 4 pitches

Me starting an adventursome rap off Dark Shadows

Gene rapping off Dark Shadows