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(q) Mesa Verde Wall

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Bad Moon Rising S 
Cosmos S 
Cows in Agony S 
Desolation Row T 
Down's Syndrome S 
Massive Luxury Overdose (aka Planet Luxury) S 
Moons of Pluto S 
Palo Verde T 
Reason To Be S 
Screaming Yellow Zonkers S 
Shadow of Doubt S 
Sundown T 
Tale of Two Shitties T 
Trezlar T 

(q) Mesa Verde Wall  

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Elevation: 200'
Location: 44.36866, -121.14442 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 1, 2006
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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.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for (q) Mesa Verde Wall:
Sundown   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Tale of Two Shitties   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Cosmos   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 70'   
Trezlar   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Screaming Yellow Zonkers   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Massive Luxury Overdose (aka Planet Luxury)   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Reason To Be   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Moons of Pluto   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 95'   
Bad Moon Rising   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Shadow of Doubt   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   
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Trezlar 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  OR : Smith Rock : (q) Mesa Verde Wall
Trezlar is the awesome dihedral on the left hand side of the crag. Pitch 1:Climb the mangy lower section of the dihedral (5.7) or climb Cosmos (10a sport) for the first Pitch and traverse over from the top (much better)Pitch 2:Classic stemming and jamming up the impressive dihedral for 100+ feet. Rap from the top of Pitch two with double ropes....[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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By Bryson Slothower
Jun 12, 2006
Anyone done Desolation Row? How is it?
By pritchtp
Sep 27, 2015
Had two nerf-sized football rocks fall from the top of the formation while climbing today. They came about 15 seconds apart from I'm guessing hikers at the top since we were the only climbers in the area. Not cool.
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