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Fringe Walls Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Fringe Walls are actually a collection of four different walls. There is a good amount of history associated with these areas, as many early Indian Creek routes were done here. The Fringe Walls don't usually get a lot of traffic and are a nice change of pace, definitely worth the visit. From right to left the walls included in the Fringe area are...Scorpion Corner, Fringe of Death Canyon, Cactus Flower Buttress (Fringe Wall), and Fringe of Life Canyon. These walls have been grouped together due to their close proximity to one another. See the individual descriptions for exact route locations.

Getting There 

The Fringe Walls are located on the east side of the road just a little north of Battle of the Bulge and shortly before Scarface. There are several different pullouts/parking areas that are used to access the walls.

- For Scorpion Corner, park 1.3 miles past Supercrack
- For Fringe of Death Canyon, park 2.0 miles past Supercrack
- For Cactus Flower Buttress, park 2.2 miles past Supercrack
- For Fringe of Life Canyon, park at Scarface parking

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.1 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['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',3],['5.12',3],['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 Fringe Walls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Fringe Walls:
Bar Exam   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Neutron Dance   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   
Cactus Flower   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Stupid Crack of the Desert.
Stupid Crack of the Desert.
Rock Climbing Photo: Fringe of Life wall. Stupid Crack is the obvious w...
Fringe of Life wall. Stupid Crack is the obvious w...
Rock Climbing Photo: Stacking hexes.
Stacking hexes.
Rock Climbing Photo: Me on one of our routes out there.
Me on one of our routes out there.
Rock Climbing Photo: More Stupid Crack. Three pitches, 5.12, no bolts.
More Stupid Crack. Three pitches, 5.12, no bolts.

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By Allen Hill
From: FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Sep 14, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: A good climb. Someone should repeat these routes a...
A good climb. Someone should repeat these routes and rate them accordingly to 2010. I suspect they are easier than we thought at the time. Fear played a huge role in how we viewed difficulty.
By Allen Hill
From: FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Sep 14, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Great rock quality on this cliff.
Great rock quality on this cliff.

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