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Description 

Pronounced Voodson in the spirit of Vedauwoo, this area houses a nice concentration of some of the nicest highball crack boulder problems in Vedauwoo. There are a few established face problems as well, and some potential for new classic lines both easy and hard.

Getting There 

Drive about three miles from the Vedauwoo exit on I-80, following route 700 as it turns to dirt. When the road swings a sharp left, heading downhill, you will pass 700L on the right and Md. Woodson will be the obvious dome directly to your left. Continue on route 700 over the stream and turn left onto the closed road and park.

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6 Total Routes

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White Light V6 7A  WY : Vedauwoo : ... : The Moonshine Wall
This is the obvious and intimidating overhanging offwidth in the middle of the wall which begs to be climbed. Start standing and climb to the top using a very fun and funky method/sequence. This line is intimidating with a so-so landing, and the crux is the climbing that is 15-20 feet up. The top section past the horizontal is pretty mild and secure despite its wide, roofy nature. This one is pretty unique as far as wide cracks go and definitely classic....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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By honeyjacket
Oct 27, 2014
There is a nice overhanging arÍte outside the stunner cave that looks like it may have been cleaned. Has it ever been done?
By Justin Edl
Nov 4, 2014
If it is the tall, sharply cut, steep, right to left arete that has a slab landing, that was cleaned and tried a lot by a few guys a good number of years back. They never quite got it done, and I am sure they would love to hear about someone having a blast on it, so get after it :).