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Call to Arms S 
Crabzilla S 
Dolphin Dancing S 
Happy Nightmare Baby S 
Have a Blast S 
Living in a Vacuum S 
Lost in Your Ocean S 
Sand Dollar S 
Sea of Joy S 
Seaweed S 
Sleeps with the Fishes S 
Sockeye S 
Soluble Fish S 
Tuna! Tuna! Tuna! S 
Unknown 5.10a S 
Wading Through a Ventilator S 
Wild Kippers S 

Fish Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,775'
Location: 38.6206, -105.2359 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Monomaniac on Jun 5, 2007
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This small area hosts a fine collection of sea-worthy routes on more excellent Shelf limestone. Located just to the NW of the Mural Wall., this area includes two large, left-facing dihedrals that stay shady until nearly 4 pm, making this a great summer destination. The character of this crag is a bit more old-school than Menses Prow, featuring older-style bolts and runouts.

Getting There 

Follow the trail from the old parking lot. Pass a signed trail to the Far Side, continuing on the right/straight fork of the trail. After several minutes, the trail comes to a well-signed T-intersection. Take the right fork (marked “Mural Wall”). Follow several long switchbacks up the hill to the base of the Mural Wall. Head left along the cliff base, past the left end of the Mural Wall. Continue another 30 yds on a so-so trail to the Fish Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.0 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Fish Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Fish Wall:
Sleeps with the Fishes   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Living in a Vacuum   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Tuna! Tuna! Tuna!   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Wading Through a Ventilator   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Call to Arms   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Fish Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Craig about to enter the crux.

Wading Through a Ventilator 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  CO : Shelf Road : ... : Fish Wall
This route shares the first few bolts with Happy Nightmare Baby. Start just left of the main corner in the Fish Wall, near a pine tree and a block which leans against the wall. At the first ledge, move up and left (Happy Nightmare Baby goes up and right). Climb up the thin face to a small, right-facing corner, then move up and left to the anchors at the top of the cliff....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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