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The New Wall. aka Kurt Russell Block

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Big trouble in little China S 
Captain Ron S 
Don't need no names S 
fat boy S 
Johnny Five S 
Jugs S 
Just Sevens and Eights S 
Overboard S 
unknown 1 S 
Unknown 2 S 
Unknown 4 S 
unknown 6 S 
unkown 8 S 
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The New Wall. aka Kurt Russell Block Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: scott/\cox on Feb 20, 2013
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Description 

Good winter area, out of the wind and in the sun most of the day. Short wall with about 8 routes. 30 to 35 feet. And in the 5.8 to 5.10 range. Kinda hidden area that gets little traffic. I do not onow the route names. They where bolted by Jonny Arms, the last 3 in december. I will just put unkown till names are confirmed and fa's.

Getting There 

Go just past the turn down to the hole area. Take a right drop down the trail a little then instead of going right to the hole. Go left and follow it about 50 yards.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The New Wall. aka Kurt Russell Block

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The New Wall. aka Kurt Russell Block:
Just Sevens and Eights   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Captain Ron   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 35'   
Jugs   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Unknown 4   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 35'   
unknown 6   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Unknown 2   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Overboard   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 30'   
unkown 8   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Big trouble in little China   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 35'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown 4

Unknown 4 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AL : Sand Rock : The New Wall. aka Kurt Russ...
Unknown #4 seems to be missing here, so I guess I'll add it!A nice little technical climb. Start off on jugs, then move on through a thinnish section. Fun little sequence around the third bolt--turn that crack into an undercling and then head up to the shut....[more]   Browse More Classics in AL

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By Greg Berry
Mar 28, 2013
This area is called "The New Wall" aka "Kurt Russell Block"
By Geissler Golding
Nov 11, 2013
There is a route not listed here which was added somewhat recently by Johnny. It's the first line on the second block. It's unnamed and goes at 10+/11a-ish. Also I don't know where the name "Kurt Russell" for this wall comes from - I do know it's referred to as the "New" wall...
By Mark Nunes
May 23, 2014
The routes are a little out of order here. I'll delete this comment once we get them resorted. For the time being, though, going Left to Right, the routes are:

Unknown #1
Unknown #2
Captain Ron
Unknown #4
Big Trouble in Little China
Overboard
Unknown #6
Fat Boy
Unknown #8
Jugs
By Jeff Mekolites
From: HOTlanta, GA
Apr 24, 2016
So, having climbed here a couple of times I thought I would add some thoughts on the area. Pretty cool, although very short, climbing with closely spaced bolts. A good place to do a bunch of routes quick. Seems like its getting a good about of traffic. But the major problem with this is the precedence it will set for newer climbers. The single open shut at the top of each routes probably the worst way to put an anchor at the top of a climbing routes. Both times there, I have seen people TR-ing off a single open shut. Since when did this become okay? With that set up you should probably just lead everything and that way you have a bolt clipped for back up after you finish the route and are being lowered. Also, I would guess that some/most of the protection bolts aren't stainless. This place needs to be brought up to the current accepted climbing standards in terms of anchors and protection bolts.

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