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Black Wall (aka Happy Acres)

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L to R R to L Alpha
All that, Jazz T,S,TR 
Cram It T 
Geriatric Therapy T 
Greek Tragedy T 
Happy Acres T 
Mom & Apple Pie S 
Mothers of Invention S 
Spontaneous Enjoyment T 
Tres Hombres T,S 
Unknown 5.8+ T 

Black Wall (aka Happy Acres) Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Sep 7, 2005
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Description 

Hike west out of the main Calico Basin area. Go past Cannibal Crag and Dickies Cliff, then up the steep canyon. The cliff on the left is the Black Wall.

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10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',5],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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 Black Wall (aka Happy Acres)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Black Wall (aka Happy Acres):
Spontaneous Enjoyment   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 170'   
Geriatric Therapy   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
All that, Jazz   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, TR, 3 pitches, 300'   
Cram It   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Mom & Apple Pie   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Mothers of Invention   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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All that, Jazz 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  NV : Red Rock : ... : Black Wall (aka Happy Acres...
The first pitch was originally put up by Mark Limage and it consisted of 3 bolts and a bolted anchor. We added a new first bolt (with Mark's permission) to make the start a little less intimidating for climbers leading at this grade. Thanks Mark.P1: (5.7) Climb the bolted face to the second anchor. Use the first to clip a draw but continue literally 10' left and 15' higher to the second anchor for the belay. This is a really comfy ledge, be careful not to get complacent and forget you are ab...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

Photos of Black Wall (aka Happy Acres) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Start of Black wall, pitch one
BETA PHOTO: Start of Black wall, pitch one
Rock Climbing Photo: View of the cliff.
BETA PHOTO: View of the cliff.
Rock Climbing Photo: Calico Basin, Happy Acres area
BETA PHOTO: Calico Basin, Happy Acres area

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By JohnniMo
From: Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb 19, 2015
Lost a Black Diamond #8 stopper (with yellow marking tape) here Wed, February 18. If anybody finds it please email me at JohnMcM285@aol.com.

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