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Crypto Wall

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Crypto Wall  


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Submitted By: Sam Feuerborn on May 3, 2011
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Description 

Heading south on CO 141, Crypto Wall is one of the first granite buttresses on the right. As it is mostly south-facing, it catches a lot of sun. Rock quality varies as it's still under development but is stellar on the routes so far.

Getting There 

Park on left side of road and hike up the wash. The approach is short, 5 minutes-ish. This uses the same parking as Juniper Wall and is just on the opposite side of the valley.

Climbing Season



Weather station 17.3 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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


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Elementary, My Dear Watson.

Elementary, My Dear Watson 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Crypto Wall
The first pitch is mostly good hands to some OW and back in to good hands and fun climbing. It lasts about 100 feet. It is well-protected and awesome climbing to a fat belay ledge.The second pitch continues from fat ledge through the roof, easy climbing after pulling through the roof, and a walk off to the right....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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From right to left: <br /> <br />Salem - 5.10+. <br />Hudak Attack - 5.9+. <br />Elementary, My Dear Watson - 5.9+/11 - 2 pitches.
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By Skyeler Congdon
From: his van
May 13, 2011
CONDITION REPORT 
This cliff is on private property, though I'm not sure who exactly owns it. It might be best to leave these routes alone until climbing access is determined.
By Alex Garhart
Oct 25, 2012
I thought this was called "No Name Wall"? Could be mistaken. I rope soloed a route somewhere here ~4 years ago (think it was Watson) and broke a hold, took a whipper, blew a cam, and got a nasty corneal abrasion. I love Unaweep....