Duke's Wall is the overhanging, west-facing aspect of Crystal Wall, and is home to some of the steepest climbing offered in the Poudre Canyon. Be ready to fight the pump on these tough sport routes.
Follow the main trail through the talus to the southwest corner of the North Face, and continue up the trail through scree to the base of Duke's Wall.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Duke's Wall:
The General Lee 5.12a Sport, 1 pitch, 55 feet
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The General Lee 5.12a CO : Fort Collins : ... : Duke's Wall
This route is steep, ugly, scary and frustrating. Not for the faint of heart. If you work up the courage you'll need to be fast to avoid death from the evil pump. One rest spot, grip for the good (but not good enough) holds and steep rock technique are needed for survival. Crux comes when clipping the 6th bolt. Watch out for some lose and dirty rock, which may degrade how many stars the route should get but I'm optimistic. Watch out on the ramp leading up the "actual route" it requires more tech...[more] Browse More Classics in CO