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Hidden Valley Wall 


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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Jan 13, 2002
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Description 

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.


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17 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hidden Valley Wall:
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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Hidden Valley Wall, Obe Won Canobe area.

Gorilla in Manilla 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Hidden Valley Wall
Jam, chimney, and worm your way up the straight-in wide crack. Pass a tough bulge on good fists, then inch your way up a strenuous, flared squeeze chimney (crux) to the belay ledge.This is an fun, clean route with great jams down low and a bit of well-protected burliness up high....[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.