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The New Wall. aka Kurt Russell Block

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The New Wall. aka Kurt Russell Block  


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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

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The New Wall. aka Kurt Russell Block:
Captain Ron   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 35'   
Jugs   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 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'   
Overboard   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 30'   
Unknown 2   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
unkown 8   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Big trouble in little China   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 35'   
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Nice pockets and pinches lead up to the third bolt...

Overboard 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  AL : Sand Rock : The New Wall. aka Kurt Russ...
Another nice, short climb, newly added to the Kurt Russell Block. Good sequence of moves down low. The crux comes moving past the third bolt, which I think earns it a 10a.I'm putting this up as "Overboard" in keeping with the theme--though I don't know the FA on this. There's just too many "unknown" lines here already.......[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
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