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Iron Side Wall  

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A great wall just up the trail from the Boulder wall. Follow the directions to the Boulder Wall. Baby Doe is the first route on this wall and it's just past the right facing dihedral. Baby Doe is the only route that starts from below the rest of the routes start uphill just past the little tree,(it's the only one there). Something for beginners and the advaced as the routes go

Right to Left

Baby Doe, 5.8, 1p, bolts.
Silver Dollar, 5.10+, 1p, 70', bolts.
Spin Drift 5.12-
Red Dawn 5.11
Molly Brown 5.11
One Thin Line, 5.11-, 1p, 80', bolts & gear.
Prospector, 5.10-, 1p, bolts.
Last Chance, 5.11, 1p, 125', bolts.
Twin Flakes, 5.10, 1p, 80', bolts.
Glory Hole, 5.12-, 1p, 40', bolts.
Black Cloud 5.11+
The Purist 5.11
Climax 5.11+

Getting There 

This area is located to the left of Boulder Wall, which is to the left of Trailhead Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.2 miles from here

12 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Iron Side Wall:
Prospector   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Twin Flakes   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Silver Dollar   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
One Thin Line   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Red Dawn   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Last Chance   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 125'   
Molly Brown   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Black Cloud   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Glory Hole   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Silver Dollar 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CO : Independence Pass : ... : Iron Side Wall
I thought this was a very fun route that is located just left of Baby Doe on the Iron Side wall. The first few bolts get you warmed up. Then you hit the bulge, milk the rest right before the bulge as the business is next. At the bulge, follow the good holds right, smack the arete, and move back left on good holds. After moving up and getting the next clip, I found it very difficult to get off my hands, but my footwork could have been poor. Enjoy! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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