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Backstreet Wall 


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Submitted By: kevin fox on Apr 17, 2011
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Description 

The Backstreet Wall sits on the climber's left side of Springer Gulch Wall. This wall faces west. Stewart Green does an excellent job of describing this wall in the new Falcon guidebook, "Rock Climbing Guide Colorado". It is sunny most of the day. The hike seemed pretty moderate from some of the South Platte slogs I've been on.


Getting There 

Drive 5.4 miles from the turn off into the canyon, and park at a lot just past the turn off for Springer Gulch Campground. The approach is 15-20 minute hike. There is a trail that heads back towards the Backstreet Wall. The trail peters out and we hiked the easiest way through the trees to the base of the climbs.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Backstreet Wall:
Anything But The Fast Lane   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Get High Street   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
A-Frame (aka A Street)   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Third World Cantina   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch   
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Brenda having fun just above the crux start of "Anything but the Fast Lane".

Anything But The Fast Lane 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CO : South Platte : ... : Backstreet Wall
This route starts behind a large pine tree. Pull up and over a roof and work up cracks that are discontinuous. The route moves up and to the left to a two bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Backstreet Wall from Springer Gulch CG.
Backstreet Wall from Springer Gulch CG.
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