Get-away Wall Rock Climbing
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|Submitted By: ||Jesse Zacher on Aug 29, 2011|
Sunny! This South-facing wall gets sun early and keeps it until around 5pm. This is the far west and steepest section of Unaweep Wall. It has great rock quality that is of the larger grain granite. There are more loose blocks rather than exfoliated blocks. The hike in is the major deterrent.
Either go straight up from the highway up some tought scree terrain or follow drainages and hit Unaweep Wall proper and traverse west along the cliff line.
Climbing Season For the Main Canyon: Unaweep Granite area.
Weather station 17.3 miles from here
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"That's All I'm Asking For!" 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c CO
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By Albert Newman
Sep 9, 2011
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