Beyond Civilization wall hosts 9 routes from 5.8-5.11, with the majority being in 5.8-5.9 range. The wall is west-facing and receives AM shade and PM sun. Typically there is an updraft from the valley that becomes stronger in the afternoon, occasionally creating gusty winds.
From Grand Junction drive south on US Highway 50 for ~13 miles and turn east (left) onto Kannah Creek Road. Stay on the main road following the signs to Land's End for ~18 miles. The road will "Y" once you've reached the top of the mountain, keep right and drive 0.6 miles and park at a cattle guard. Follow the fence line to the edge of the cliff and locate Metolius rappel hangers and rappel in. Drive time is ~1 hour.
9 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Beyond Civilization Wall:
Rapa Nui 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
3rd Dimension 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Sign of Abundance 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Web of Life 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Tracks 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Tribal Wisdom 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
New Vision 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
New Minds 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Another Story 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
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New Vision 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Beyond Civilization Wall
This is one of the best routes on the wall. Start up a slab to an undercut and 1st bolt. Make a really long reach or deadpoint to pass the bolt (1st crux) and clip the 2nd bolt. Move up the arete and then out right to clip the 3rd bolt. Make a bouldery move up and left to good holds (2nd crux) and continue up the arete past 1 more bolt....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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