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Trailside Wall

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Trailside Wall  

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Submitted By: Trevor Bowman on Dec 14, 2007
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The "cave" as seen from the trail. Route...


The wall immediately adjacent (to the right) to the trail. The cliffs begin about 100 yards after the Forest Service boundary is crossed and right as the creek is encountered. This venue has become the most popular local crag for Sheridan/Buffalo climbers, but you're still likely to have it to yourself. It combines easy access, great setting, and quality sport routes with a great concentration of 5.9-5.11. The cliff goes into the shade around 6pm in the summer, making it a great after work destination.


Getting There 

Look at the hiking approach in the area overview.

Climbing Season

For the Sheridan Area area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Trailside Wall:
Addled Ambitions   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 45'   
Pug Addicts   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 35'   
Chosspector's Choice Nugs   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 95'   
Take the Ride   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Take the Ride 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  WY : Sheridan Area : ... : Trailside Wall
The left-hand of the two routes which begin with steep, overlapping flakes. Excellent sustained slightly overhung pockets to a crux rollover onto the final slab....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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By Trevor Bowman
From: Sheridan, WY
Aug 22, 2013
The majority of the Trailside Wall routes were recently retro-fitted with clip-and-lower anchors. This was done in response to the growing popularity of the area, to make these lines both safer and more convenient. I doubt any of these setups will wear out too quickly, but PLEASE TOPROPE THROUGH YOUR OWN DRAWS to help preserve the anchors. Some of the hardware was provided by the ASCA (American Safe Climbing Association), check out their website and consider supporting the cause, it's a good one!
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