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An Elephant Never Forgets  T 
Apocalypse Later S 
Bad Seed S 
Captain Fingers S 
Corporal Punishment S 
Good Earth S 
Kate's Arete S 
Serenity Now S 
Supreme Onion Sacrifice S 
They Come and They Go T 

Apocalypse Walls Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: lee hansche on Jan 15, 2007
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Description 

Just left and slightly up hill from The Meadows is a small crag made up of three mini walls and in the middle is one of Rumney's finest 5.11s (Apocalypse Later 5.11c). This area contains sport routes from 5.4 (Kate's Arete) to 5.12d (Bad Seed). It shares many of the qualities of the Meadows, being shaded in the summer, and having the same rock quality since it is part of the same band of rock. The big difference is that it is much steeper than its close neighbor making the routes a bit harder. This area is the place to go for 5.11's if you don't like to hike.

I personally like that it is close to the parking lot but doesn't seem to get the traffic that the Meadows gets. So if I'm doing a quick session on a busy day I can run over to Apocalypse, warm up on Serenity Now (5.7) then run up some quality harder routes and be back in time for tea.

The left most side of the cliff is usually wet so I suggest a rope bag or tarp.

Getting There 

From the main lot, walk down the road for a minute or so and turn right up a trail toward the left side of The Meadows. Follow the trail to the left up the hill for another 30 seconds and you are there.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.0 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',4],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Apocalypse Walls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Apocalypse Walls:
Captain Fingers   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Apocalypse Later   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Good Earth   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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