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Dark Side, The 

Closed Rock Climbing 


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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.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 12.1 miles from here

93 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',38],['2 Stars',26],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Closed

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Closed:
Silent Spring   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   The Dark Side : The Main Wall
Lucky Streak   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 180'   The Dark Side : The Main Wall
Black Slabbeth   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Into The Void   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Metal Meltdown   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Reckless Criminal   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 175'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Brain Damage   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Thunderstruck   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Slabbra Cadabbra   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
The Catbird Seat   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   The Dark Side : The Cougar Crag
Puff Daddy Sits Out   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 3 pitches, 150'   The Dark Side : The Cougar Crag
Hocus Focus   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
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Featured Route For Closed
Rock Climbing Photo: Following the moderate face up high.

Thunderstruck 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 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?

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