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Spray Wall 


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Description 

Steep and sunny sport climbes on pristine bulletproof granite characterize the spray wall. With close proximity to the river and five minutes walk from the car, this crag offers the hardest climbing in ElevenMile Canyon with 90% of the climbing here beeing rated 5.12 and up. Perfect for anyone looking to get a good workout or try one of the areas testpeices.


Getting There 

Driving into the canyon on the right side of the road, park after the first bridge in a small dirt pullout. From here, walk on a moderately worn trail up the hill heading downstream from the parking lot. The trail heads stright up to the top of a cliff and down the other side till one reaches the far left end of the Spray Wall.


16 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Spray Wall:
Dad Speaks Parley   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Randy Speaks Farsi   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Dan Speaks Darrly   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Spray Direct   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Spew   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Rapture   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Only Entertainment   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Spray   5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Dark Arts   5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Only Entertainment goes up the slab to the bottom left point of the middle brown streak, then heads up and slightly left through the thin features to the top of the cliff.

Only Entertainment 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  CO : South Platte : ... : Spray Wall
This beautiful route takes the center line straight out the middle of the right side of the Spray Wall proper. This is pristine crimp pulling at its finest.Start with a slab move that is quite a bit harder than it looks (5.12-), then head straight up to the body jam no-hands rest at the break before busting out the main headwall. This route is super continuous and ultra technical, with very satisfying moves the entire way. It's really amazing on this route what you can pull off of on this cli...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Spray Prow. Ander Rockstad.
Spray Prow. Ander Rockstad.
T. Betterton on one of the Spray Wall standards.  Jugs, yo.
T. Betterton on one of the Spray Wall standards. ...
Dicey climbing on the side of the Spray Boulder.
Dicey climbing on the side of the Spray Boulder.
Topo of Spray Wall.
BETA PHOTO: Topo of Spray Wall.
Spray Prow. Rylan Marshall.
Spray Prow. Rylan Marshall.
Spray Cave <br /> <br />1. Anger Management, V11**  all good holds but one heinous crux crimp of death. Not sharp. <br />2. Spray Standard Left, B3/4**  campus jugs. <br />3. Spray Standard Right, F3/4?**  campus jugs. <br />4. Spray Prow, V7/8***  traverse from dihedral start with great moves to gain the overhung arete. <br />5. Head Banger, V7/8 *  low all the way.  There's also a version that off routes anything right of the crotch of the final dihedral. V9+? <br /> <br />There's also a Turd Line that starts crouching left of #1 on poor holds, one powerful move up to better crimps/edges and top out.  Finally, starting on this line and traversing the entire lip is a difficult, but not too appealing project. <br /> <br />Stars assume you avoided the guano at the exit of 2, 3, 4.
BETA PHOTO: Spray Cave

1. Anger Management, V11** all good h...
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By Jerad Friedrichs
From: Colorado Springs
Jul 15, 2013

DRAW THIEF!

We just had draws stolen off of this route as well as Spew. Whoever it is, they must work quickly. We figured we would just leave them up overnight, returned the next afternoon, and they were gone. From experience, we never leave draws on the first bolt, so whoever it is they are either a competent climber or stick clipping their way up. My friend had just bought a nice new set of the Black Diamond FreeWire draws too. Luckily ours on Spew were old but still! Nobody leave your draws on this wall! REWARD for anyone that comes up with who may have the draws!