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Mesa Verde Wall

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Mesa Verde Wall 


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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 1, 2006
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Description 

Great West side crag, cool on summer mornings in the shade.
Good collection of trad and sport climbs from one to three pitches long.


Getting There 

There are 3 options: Hike up and over the Misery Ridge trail, scramble over Asterisk Pass, or slog up one of the gullies and then down the trail that starts up by the diving board near the Monkey.


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',8],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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 Mesa Verde Wall:
Sundown   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Tale of Two Shitties   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Cosmos   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 70'   
Trezlar   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Screaming Yellow Zonkers   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Massive Luxury Overdose (aka Planet Luxury)   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Reason To Be   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Moons of Pluto   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 95'   
Bad Moon Rising   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
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Jake Hector on P2 of Palo Verde

Palo Verde 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c  OR : Smith Rock : Mesa Verde Wall
[No longer a nailing route, this has been freed at 5.13a]Best nailing route at smith. A3 in the Watts guide. As always aid ratings are subjective. P1 - 4th class - Scramble up to the 4th class ledge, belay from two bolts.P2 - 5.6 A2+ - Free climb up to the aid cracks, begin on clean aid with aliens, aid past retro bolt belay into a shallow diheadral, belay from bolts, below roof. P3 - 5.4 A2+ - Pull the roof on a fixed KB and continue up the crack, the rock gets rotten but there are a few 3 bolt...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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By Bryson Slothower
Jun 12, 2006

Anyone done Desolation Row? How is it?