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The Secret 13 Wall

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Where is My Mind? S 
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The Secret 13 Wall  


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Location: 36.17073, -115.45045 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: SethR on Apr 18, 2007
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Description 

Best cliff here, perfectly overhanging, northwest-facing wall, just north of Trophy towards Turtlehead Peak. Hides the hardest collection of routes at Red Rocks and is probably the best wall for 13s. Not a crowded area either... yet... Not the greatest warm-ups though.

Getting There 

Hike as you're headed towards The Trophy Wall but continue straight where Trophy trail heads right on Turtlehead trail. Once walls diminish, curve right down backside of cliffband til you see the sweeping overhanging wall about 70 ft tall. (This wall can also be accessed by hiking through Trophy area and down backside of cliff through a ravine -- not recommended).

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.3 miles from here

12 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Secret 13 Wall:
GM Arete (aka All the Wrong Reasons)   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   
Ambushed   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 70'   
D.N.A.   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 50'   
Go a Hundred   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 65'   
You Are What You Is   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 70'   
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one of the more exciting moves on the climb <br /> <br />Sam Cody photo

Ambushed 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  NV : Red Rock : ... : The Secret 13 Wall
Just right of Go a Hundred, start on big lefthand flake then up smaller sidepulls and edges to good rest before smooth midsection wall. Bouldery moves to a weird "hole" then even more difficult moves to big rest hole. Straight up decent holds to exciting slabby topout finish. Classic climb on good rock! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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By Jonathan Siegrist
From: his truck
Jan 14, 2012
No doubt, the BEST wall at Red Rocks for hard routes. Great on warmer days.