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Silver Dollar S 
Spindrift S 
Twin Flakes S 

Iron Side Wall Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: DavidHH on Aug 23, 2007
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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 Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Iron Side Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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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Featured Route For Iron Side Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Linda at the 2 bolt anchor.

Baby Doe 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CO : Independence Pass : ... : Iron Side Wall
This is the first bolted line left of Grave Line. If this was a North Table Mountain climb, it would probably get at least one star. However, considering the quality of the routes at Monitor Rock, I can't even recommend giving it a go. It's not dangerous, loose or poorly bolted, it's just not worth messing with, unless you can't lead sport 10a. If you really want to climb sub-10a sport, go to the Butt Wall where there are 2 5.9s and a 5.8 worth doing. The climb is often busy simply because ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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