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This awesome and under-visited wall is home to several substantial Grade IV trad routes. Spanning the distance between the Fin on the left and Resolution Arete on the right, the Horseshoe Wall towers above the Sherwood Forest in one of the most beautiful expanses of stone at Red Rocks. For the most part the routes are serious and involved, but outstanding all the same.
Approach by any of the excellent routes on the lower routes like the Pink Tornados or the much easier Willy's Couloir. Either way expect a couple of hours of exertion to get to Sherwood Forest.
6 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Horseshoe Wall:
Sentimental Journey 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 15 pitches, 2000'
Lady Wilson's Cleavage 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 9 pitches, 1000'
Pink Tornado Left 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 8 pitches, 1000'
Dogma 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, Sport, Grade V
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Dogma 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a NV : Red Rock : ... : Horseshoe Wall
I am posting a topo of the route instead of describing each pitch in detail. This is all I had to send the route, but it was horrible, so I recreated one. This is a Flyin' Brian line. He says we had the first onsight of the line...It is absolutely amazing. Take the Black Velvet Wall and drop it 1,000 feet above the desert floor. I believe the line is number 12 in George's photo.The "VI" is a little misleading. I believe it refers to the commitment level. This is the definition of "desert rockan...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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