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Desperado Wall

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Desperado Wall Rock Climbing 


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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

For the All Locations area.

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]
['<=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]

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'   
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: 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
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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