[VIDEO] John Mattson climbing “Red Planet” (5.13b) in Coconino National Forest

"Red Planet" (5.13b) is an two pitch crack climb established by the prolific Arizonan rock climber, John Mattson. The route lies across the canyon from Devil's Bridge in the Coconino National Forest, several miles from downtown Sedona, Arizona.

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The crux second pitch ascends an overhanging off-fingers crack that splits the southeast end of a soaring buttress of red Schnebly Hill sandstone. This route is magnificent: GO DO IT!!!!!!!!!!

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