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Pirate Wall is located deep in the South/East corner of the South Fork of Oak Creek Canyon. I guess you could really say it's like the West Face of Mt. Wilson or the Cactus Flower Tower. It looks similar to Mescalito but not as wide. It hosts a lot of nice looking cracks as well as face climbs. Yeah. They're all unclimbed. Except for Line Of Addiction.
Hike past Johnny Vegas and when you come to where the canyon forks to go to Eagle Wall, go left (South/West). Take this through lots of boulder hoppin in the wash until the wash forks again. Go left again (South). This will eventually spit you out at a big dry water fall with a huge slab below it comparable to the Rainbow Wall's.
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Line Of Addiction 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a PG13 Trad, 8 pitches, 900'
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I gave this route 4 stars not because the climbing is superb (which it is) but because of the whole outing. A beautiful hike in a perfect canyon, a great natural line, and amazing positioning. Line Of Addiction is a fine route on a remote wall. The climbing is sustained and the rock is pretty much all good except for a few places. It has great protection at the cruxes but does have some runout sections on easier to moderate terrain. I don't know the history of this route or how, when, or who in...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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