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Desperado Wall

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Into The Void T,S 
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Metal Meltdown T,S 
Reckless Criminal T 
Return Of Grunge, The T 
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Desperado Wall  


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Submitted By: Sean Cobourn on Oct 4, 2007
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Description 

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



Weather station 12.1 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',11],['5.12',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Desperado Wall:
Black Slabbeth   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Reckless Criminal   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 175'   
Brain Damage   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Thunderstruck   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For Desperado Wall
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

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

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