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Black Slabbeth T,S 
Brain Damage T 
Breaking The Law T 
Granite Man T,S 
Hocus Focus T 
Holy Slabbeth, The T,S 
Into The Void T,S 
Jail Break T,S 
Metal Meltdown T,S 
Reckless Criminal T 
Return Of Grunge, The T 
Ride The Lightning T 
Slabbath Bloody Slabbath T 
Slabbra Cadabbra T,S 
Sticks & Stones T 
Thunderstruck T,S 

Desperado Wall Rock Climbing 

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When facing the Main Wall, Desperado Wall is the large wall to the right of the Ramp feature. Pass a wooded buttress to get to the routes. Reckless Criminal is a bit right of buttress.

Getting There 

Walk the base right from Main Wall

Climbing Season

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Weather station 12.1 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Desperado Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Desperado Wall:
Black Slabbeth   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Brain Damage   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Reckless Criminal   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 175'   
Thunderstruck   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Slabbra Cadabbra   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Hocus Focus   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For Desperado Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo compliments of Dennis M.

Brain Damage 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  NC : Closed : ... : Desperado Wall
This is a nice route that has quite a few hidden holds. Climb hard moves past the first bolt to a good stance (stick clip usefull here). From the good stance, clip the bolt out left, then crank up and left to another stance at the 3rd bolt. Negotiate the crux to great holds and another bolt. Long moves get you to some gear, and easier terrain. Continue up to the 2 bolt anchor above the moss pad....[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

Photos of Desperado Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: the chief desperado, Tim Raymer.
the chief desperado, Tim Raymer.
Rock Climbing Photo: Another shot of "Reckless Criminal"
Another shot of "Reckless Criminal"
Rock Climbing Photo: Bruce on the FA of "Into The Void"
Bruce on the FA of "Into The Void"

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