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Great Wall Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Guy H. on Jun 14, 2008

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This adventurous crag is located to the north of Stripe Rock. There are two sections to the wall. The upper section has a number of long 5.9 routes, while the lower wall has a couple 5.10a trad lines. The best routes are probably the "Three Star Corner" on the lower wall and the "Old Route" on the upper tier.

Getting There 

This area is best approached by the Circle Creek overlook trail. Follow the trail north of Stripe Rock through the cattle gate. Follow the trail for another 200-300yds before heading up the hill to the rock.

Climbing Season

For the City of Rocks area.

Weather station 14.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Great Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Great Wall:
Three Star Corner   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Three Star Corner 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  ID : City of Rocks : Great Wall
Bingham describes this as "one of the best crack pitches in the park". With a description like that, I had to give it a try. It is worth the effort, if you are in the area. This climb liebacks an incredible dihedral with multiple stepped roofs. The route is very pumpy for the grade and will eat .5 and .75 camalots. The anchor situation is a little funky on this climb. There is a 2 bolt anchor in the middle of the slab, but no clear way to reach it. You could continue to the top of the form...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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