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Orange Peel Area

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Orange Peel Area 


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Location: 30.5062, -98.8214 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Steve Marr on Oct 12, 2006
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Description 

The Orange Peel Area is the collection of climbs between Throne Rock and the Triple Cracks Sanctuary on the wall behind Motorboat Rock. The majority of the routes here are bolted face climbs that ascend the orange colored rock (hence the name). Cave Crack (5.6) is probably the best moderate trad route in the park.


Getting There 

From the base of Echo Canyon, take the purple climberís trail past Motorboat Rock to the wall behind it. The climbs are all to the left of Jack Knife. The orange colored rock is hard to miss.


Climbing Season


7 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Orange Peel Area:
Cave Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch   
Mystery and Imagination   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 60'   
Orange Peel   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Clockwerk Orange   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Sport   
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Featured Route For Orange Peel Area
Krishna, on Orange Peel

Orange Peel 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  TX : Enchanted Rock State Natura... : ... : Orange Peel Area
This route is located left of the prominent orange wall that contains two bolted face routes. Orange Peel starts off a couple of blocks against the base of the wall and climbs a thin finger crack in a left facing corner. After a slick start, work up the thin crack using intermittent and shallow finger holds � the majority of the crack is tips at best. There are some good flakes a little over half way to the top that offer solid climbing a good holds on the face. Once a...[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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