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Poison Ivy Wall

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Afro Samurai T 
Itch (Sumac Variation Unknown), The T 
Lightning Bolt Crack T 
Obscurity 5.11 T 
Poison Ivy? (Garden Salad) T 
Sickle, The T 
Sumac T 
Twin Cracks aka Railroad Cracks T 

Poison Ivy Wall 


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Description 

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Per Bryan Gall: the Poison Ivy Wall is located on the west side of No Name Creek approached by crossing the creek at the bridge and walking the utility road back downstream towards the obvious cliff band. Silver Doors cut into the cliff for Glenwood Springs' water diversion facility. Up and to the right of The Doors is the Poison Ivy Wall.

Per Michael Schneiter:

L->R:

The Itch, 9, 1p, 85', gear.
Sumac, 9, 1p, 60', gear.
Kor Line aka Poison Ivy aka Garden Salad, 9-, 1p, 60', gear.
Twin Cracks aka Railroad Cracks, 8, 1p, 50', gear.
The Sickle, 10, 1p, 60', gear.
Lightning Bolt Cracks, 10, 1p, 50', gear.
?Afro Samurai?, 2p, 200', bolts & gear.

Obscurity 11, 11, 1p, 60', gear.


Getting There 

These routes either start on the road just right of the large, silver door that is part of the Glenwood water system or from the trail along the wall.

More details are to be edited in later.


8 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Poison Ivy Wall:
Twin Cracks aka Railroad Cracks   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Poison Ivy? (Garden Salad)   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Sumac   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Lightning Bolt Crack   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Sickle   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Poison Ivy Wall
Sumac Variation Unknown.

The Itch (Sumac Variation Unknown) 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CO : Glenwood Springs : ... : Poison Ivy Wall
I don't know the name or history of this route but perhaps someone (Bryan Gall?) can chime in with what they know.Start on the steep, jug-hauling, hand jamming start of Sumac. Climb about 25 feet up Sumac and then traverse left at the obvious break where an undulating, rail system provides passage across the steep and otherwise mostly blank face. Continue onto a sloping ledge at the base of a wide chimney that has a bolt on the left face. Go up the right hand corner of ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Michael Schneiter
From: Glenwood Springs, CO
Apr 26, 2014

Proper left to right for routes on the Poison Ivy Wall:

The Itch
Sumac
Kor Line
Twin Cracks
The Sickle
Lightning Bolt Cracks
Afro Samurai
Obscurity 5.11 (which really isn't on the Poison Ivy Wall and deserves its own area)