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Grand Canyon - West Wall (W. Face)

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Grand Canyon - West Wall (W. Face)  

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Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 5, 2009
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Despite the popularity of the nearby and sometimes crowded Rubicon this wall sees little action. Although fairly large it only has a handful of routes with For Peter (5.11c) being the best of the bunch.

Getting There 

From the Split Rock parking area follow a climber's trail southwest past the turnoff for Grand Canyon proper and take a left at the next wash to reach the formation which is located across from Rubicon.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Grand Canyon - West Wall (W. Face) :
For Paul   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
For Peter   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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