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Submitted By: Brad Warne on Feb 7, 2007
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This area is home to some of the best rock on the cliff. Kahl Wall is one of the most popular routes on the face and for good reasons. It and the other routes around it are generally characterized by steep face climbing on solid rock with good protection.

Getting There 

This area is directly above where the approach trail meets the cliff. Kahl Wall area is between Grillmair Chimneys and the large corner feature of Forbidden Corner.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Kahl Wall:
Grillmair's Chimneys   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13     Trad, 8 pitches, 1000'   
Kahl Wall   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 9 pitches, 850'   
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Featured Route For Kahl Wall
A portion of pitch 5.

Grillmair's Chimneys 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13  North America : Canada : ... : Kahl Wall
This classic route was the first route put up on Yamnuska. The first ascent was done by 'accident' using a nylon utility rope and a couple of pins. The first assencionists started scrambling just to see how high they could get, and before they knew it they were roping up for the crux pitch.Do not do this route until Yam is free of snow, or else you'll regret it!This is a great introductory route on Yam, the route finding is relatively straight forward, and the rock on the difficult sections is f...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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