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Hidden Valley Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.82198, -108.60371 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Jan 13, 2002
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Hidden Valley Wall is a beautiful cliff offering 19 routes from 5.8 to 5.11b with a 20 minute approach. Most routes are traditional crack climbs in the 5.9 to 5.10 range. The cliff faces West. Descents involve either a walk off or rappels. Approach via the Access Fund trail starting below the Sunday Wall. This area has some excellent climbing and very few crowds, please treat it with respect.

Getting There 

Approach as for Sunday Wall by driving 2.4 miles west of Divide Road parking in a pull-out on the right hand side of the road. Cross the fence and follow the Access Fund trail to the base of Sunday Wall and continue on. Walk East passing the Fortress Wall and continue to Hidden Valley Wall.

Climbing Season

For the The Access Fund Trailhead area.

Weather station 16.9 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Hidden Valley Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hidden Valley Wall:
Cliff Break Fern   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Padawan   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Made In the Shade   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 230'   
Obe Won Canobe   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Gorilla in Manilla   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Never Ending Story   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   
Illusions   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Illusions follows the left-facing corner on the ri...

Illusions 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CO : Grand Junction Area : ... : Hidden Valley Wall
Pitch 1:Start up a series of ledges with easy climbing, and a bit of bush whacking and gain the dihedral. Start up the dihedral with a thin crack and some good ledges on the left hand wall. Move up to a stance below a flake on the right side. Protect with a finger sized cam. Then move up using laybacks, first one way followed by the other. Gain a small pocket in the crack and protect. Then finish with great fingers in the corner to a ledge with a two bolt anchor.Pitch 2:Start from the righ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Morgan Beasty
Apr 27, 2014
A 20 minute approach if you're a marathon runner. For the rest of us mortals who suffer from mortality, see this approach as considerable longer. Allow twice the time if you're a near mortal.

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