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The Seldom Seen Wall, as the name suggests, doesn't see a lot of visitors but not for any particularly good reason. The wall is located just up the hill from the super classic (and crowded) south face of The Petit Grepon, and just down and right from the (somewhat) often visited east face of Taylor Peak. The wall is about 1000 feet tall, and the rock quality is reasonable to good.
Hike to Sky Pond, then towards the base of the Petit Grepon. Continue past the Petit into a hanging valley below the east face of Taylor Peak. Before reaching Taylor Peak, the wall is quite obvious on the right.
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The Reclusive Buttress 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Seldom Seen Wall
This route provides some fun mellow rockaneering in a nice setting. Expect to follow your nose a bit. The climbing all works out pretty well.1) Scramble up to the large ramp below where the buttress steepens. Follow the ramp until at the base of a dihedral feature that cuts back right to the crest of the buttress, 300 feet, 5.5.2) Follow the dihedral feature to the crest of the buttress. The feature steepens briefly at about 100 feet. Fear not, that section is rather juggy. Belay below a steep b...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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