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  • Description 

    This area is currently in ownership transition and is temporarily closed to climbing. Stay tuned for updates.


    Getting There 

    Directions will be provided when this area is reopened.


    93 Total Routes


    ['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',39],['2 Stars',27],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',5],['5.7',1],['5.8',12],['5.9',11],['5.10',33],['5.11',25],['5.12',3],['5.13',1],['>=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]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Closed:
    Silent Spring   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   The Dark Side : The Main Wall
    Lucky Streak   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 180'   The Dark Side : The Main Wall
    Black Slabbeth   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
    Metal Meltdown   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
    Brain Damage   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
    Reckless Criminal   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 175'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
    Thunderstruck   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
    Browse More Classics in Closed

    Featured Route For Closed
    Following the moderate face up high.

    Thunderstruck 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a  NC : Closed : ... : Desperado Wall
    The cruxes are isolated and well protected, making this a worthwhile route to try to onsight. Locate the left line of bolts at the very top of the tree ledge. They are nearly invisible due to a tan colored paint. P-1 Climb the short section of patina type edges to a bolt and a difficult mantel. Clip another bolt and make a thin and reachy move to good holds that lead to a good stance. Move right and up to a an obvious large pocket, and clip the 3rd bolt. Make more hard moves past this to t...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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    By cj whitehill
    From: sierra vista, az
    Sep 12, 2011

    Any word on opening. within a year? where can I donate money/time/energy to get it going?