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Creamy Salmon Wall

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Wishbone S 
Zootie Head S 

Creamy Salmon Wall  

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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: 38.01275, -107.44645 View Map  Incorrect?
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If you like pockets and you like 5.12's this wall is for you. Every route is AMAZING!

Getting There 

The approach trail will traverse at the cliff base, follow it around a corner and climb up to a flat spot. Admire the pristine limestone then continue to follow the cliffs to the right. Creamy Salmon Wall is about 50m after you descend the "boulder".

Routes (L->R): 

A. The Bone, 10+, 65', bolts.
B. Wishbone, 11+, 50', bolts.
C. Bone Flex, 12-, 65', bolts.
D. Zootie Head, 12+, 65', bolts.
E. Bone Machine, 12-, 65', bolts.
F. Black Velvet, 12, 65', bolts.
G. Sterling Coach, 12, 65', bolts.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.3 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Creamy Salmon Wall:
Wishbone   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Bone Machine   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Sterling Coach   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Bone Flex   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Black Velvet   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Zootie Head   5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
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Featured Route For Creamy Salmon Wall
Black Velvet.

Black Velvet 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CO : Gunnison : ... : Creamy Salmon Wall
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By Mike Lane
From: Centennial, CO
Nov 16, 2007
Creamy Salmon?
By steph johnson
Mar 28, 2011
The Creamy Salmon Wall got its name from a menu item that was served at the Gourmet Noodle Italian Restaurante which was located in Crested Butte, CO. I worked there for a short time and and gleaned some outstanding recipes, not to mention a weird name for a spectacular wall. Crank on and enjoy the routes with which good work was done.
By adampeters
From: Golden, Colorado
Oct 5, 2014
Okay, the routes on this wall go as:

L to R:

The Bone (this is the slab route left of the dihedral), 10d, 65' bolts
Wishbone, 11+, 50', bolts
Bone Flex (same start as Wishbone), 12b, 60', bolts
Zootie Head, 13-, 65', bolts
Bone Machine, 12a, 65', bolts
Black Velvet, 12-, 65', bolts
Sterling Coach, 12-, 60, bolts
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