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Old Easy

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Desiderata T 
Finger Fantasy T 
Gehe Jetzt T 
Golden Grief T 
Guardian T 
Hatchet, The 
MRC Direct T 
MRC Left T 
Old Easy Arete (aka "Arettez Maintenant") S 
Psychoshop T 
Red Snapper, The T 
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Straight Edge T 

Old Easy  


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Description 

Old Easy is one of the foremost crags at Vedauwoo, with classic routes like MRC Direct and sub areas like the Golden Triangle and the Pelvic Area. Really good routes (besides MRC) and good rock exist here but are seldom climbed like Golden Grief (5.8 slabs and jamming), Ascending Colon (5.7 hands) and for finger crack freaks - Finger Fantasy (12a). You need to go exploring here!!

Getting There 

Old Easy is the major crag easily seen directly east across the small valley from Fall Wall. Access is by taking the Box Canyon Trail northeasterly from the Fall wall Parking Lot about 200 yards to a very large boulder with a picnic table beneath it. Several trails go up to the base of the climbs from behind this boulder requiring hiking and scrambling over broken slabs and smaller boulders.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

19 Total Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Old Easy:
The Biggest Tits in Country Music   V3 6A     Trad, Boulder   
Desiderata   V5 6C     Trad, Boulder, 20'   
The Hatchet   V6 7A     Boulder, 25'   
Bombay Hooker   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Psychoshop   V7 7A+     Trad, Boulder, 15'   
Guardian   V7 7A+     Trad, Boulder, 13'   
MRC Direct   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   
Old Easy Arete (aka "Arettez Maintenant")   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   
Straight Edge   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
Classic Splitter   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V-easy 3     Trad, Boulder, 13'   
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MRC Direct 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WY : Vedauwoo : Old Easy
Found on the west face of Old Easy, 'MRC Direct' (#1 on topo) is one of the most striking lines encountered at Vedauwoo. While it is a true hand crack classic, it may be climbed less than one would expect.Several cracks overlap and intersect witheach other, making it seem more comfusing than it really is. It is the most central, 2 pitch line with a belay station (B) midway, just under the prominent roof. The crux is turning the roof! After this, one moves up and gradually right to the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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