The Per­fect Au­tumn Road Trip

The fea­ture­less red desert

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sand­stone of fers lit­tle com­fort to climbers in search of cr imps and gas­tons. De­spite a few clean cor ners with se­cure stems and br idg ing rests, climbers must be ready to jam their hands and feet into of­ten un­for­giv­ing cracks. Split­ters of al l widths line the clif fs. Some­times the crack is so uni­for mly made, that only one size of ca­malot is needed for 100 me­tres. In­dian Creek, The Creek or Crack Cit y, is a crack climber’s par­adise. Oc­to­ber and Novem­ber are the best months – plan a road tr ip if you haven’t a lready.

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