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Central Wall Area

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Abraxas T 
Crying Dragon T 
Davis-Holland Route T 
Golden Arch 
Good Girls Like Bad Boys S 
Green Drag-on T 
Lovin' Arms T 
Rise and Fall T 
Swim T 
Technicians of the Sacred S 
Town Crier T 
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Central Wall Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

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.


Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

For the Upper Town Wall area.

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['5.12',5],['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 Central Wall Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Wall Area:
Lovin' Arms   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   
Davis-Holland Route   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
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'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: looking down after pulling the laybacks above the ...

Town Crier 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  WA : Index : ... : Central Wall Area
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

Photos of Central Wall Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Upper Town Wall - Center topo (1993)
BETA PHOTO: Upper Town Wall - Center topo (1993)
Rock Climbing Photo: Diamond topo (1993)
BETA PHOTO: Diamond topo (1993)

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