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The Brown Wall

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Braille Trail, The S 
Bust 'er Hymen T 
Chocolate Thunder S 
Crocodile Tears T 
Dragonfly T 
Fractured Fairytale T 
Game of Drones T 
Gator Boy TR 
Gay Blade S 
Legacy, The S 
May Divorce Be With You T 
New Vector T 
Pat Me'groinagin T 
Penetrators, The T 
Reptile T 
Reptile Tears T 
Sampler Plate T 
Shadow, The S 
Smausser Traverse Thing... T,S 
Spark, The T 
Thunderstruck T 
Zorro T 

The Brown Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.1994, -105.21801 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Brown Wall was the start of climbing at Thunder Ridge. Steve Cheyney led Reptile - 5.10 and the rest as they say....
There is lots of sun here. Gator skin texture of the stone is awesome. Several routes are in this area.

Getting There 

The Brown Wall is up behind the lower canyons. It is most easily reached by climbing up out of the back end of the Wasp Canyon.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

22 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',7],['5.12',6],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Brown Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Brown Wall:
Fractured Fairytale   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
Reptile   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Reptile Tears   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Zorro   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Smausser Traverse Thing...   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Gay Blade   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Bust 'er Hymen   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Crocodile Tears   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Chocolate Thunder   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
The Shadow   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Penetrators   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Thunderstruck   5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For The Brown Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Reptile Tears 5.10+

Reptile Tears 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  CO : South Platte : ... : The Brown Wall
Reptile Tears climbs Reptile to the ledge then climbs the very steep headwall above. This is THE VERY BEST 100 foot pitch at Thunder Ridge! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Photos of The Brown Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking south from the Brown Wall.
Looking south from the Brown Wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: A different view of the goodness.
A different view of the goodness.

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