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Submitted By: Jon Nelson on May 19, 2012


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Rachel following Pitch 3 of Heaven's Gate (11a).


This is the region lying between Earwax Wall and Sport Wall. Although most routes are pretty stiff if completely done, they often have more moderate first pitches that can be sampled.

Getting There 

After the trail first reaches the Upper Wall, scramble up and left past Davis Holland. The left-arching thin crack on a white wall is Dana's Arch.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dana's Arch Area:
DGS    5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Heaven's Gate   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches   
Dana's Arch   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c A3     Trad, Sport, Aid, 4 pitches   
Golden Road   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 5 pitches, 500'   
Wildest Dreams   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 4 pitches, 350'   
Tempituous   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 3 pitches, 250'   
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Eric Hirst near the end of p4 on Wildest Dreams.

Wildest Dreams 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  WA : Index : ... : Dana's Arch Area
P1 (5.10): Start as for Golden Road or climb the flake more easily from the left. 6 or so bolts lead up a face to the right of Golden Road to a left facing corner (9+). Stem and jam the corner past thin gear (10+) at the top to a belay anchor on a ledge on the right.P2 (5.11): A flake goes up left to a fin/shallow corner. Use some small cams and nuts between bolts 1 and 2. After about 4-5 more bolts, the fin ends and you face a thin seam/face-climbing crux. A few more face moves (protected by me...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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