Central Wall Area Rock Climbing
Max Dufford on Heart's Desire (5.12b), Index Town ...
The tallest region of the wall, roughly in the center-right region of the Upper Town Wall. The main trail ends at the left side of this wall, near the base of the Davis-Holland route, and just left of a large boulder-talus field.
From the Lower Wall parking, follow the train tracks to the GM area. Walk right past the start of GM and follow the obvious path uphill to the base of the wall.
Weather station 1.0 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Central Wall Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Wall Area:
Green Drag-on 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
C2-3 Trad, Aid, 6 pitches, 500'
Swim 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad, 6 pitches, 500'
Town Crier 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad, 6 pitches, 700'
Featured Route For Central Wall Area
Town Crier 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b WA
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This popular moderate (C2 or C2+) aid route was free-climbed in 2007 at 5.12d. Short pitches and an easy descent (only one 60m rope required to rappel) make it very accessible for both aid and free climbing. Aid ratings and to some degree free climbing protection assume fixed gear is in place.Pitch '1-' (.9): Not technically the first pitch of Town Crier, but accesses the ledge from which the route begins. Climb the hand and finger crack to 4th class ledges, trending right and belaying either at...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
BETA PHOTO: Upper Town Wall - Center topo (1993)
BETA PHOTO: Diamond topo (1993)