Center bolt & gear route.
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The Upper Wall is located high up on the hillside directly uphill from the base of Real Hidden Valley. The crag 30-40' tall with mostly mixed bolts and gear routes.
Walk uphill from the base of the Real Hidden Valley crag for 10-15 minutes. Stay slightly west and angle back east somewhat to avoid a steeper bit of terrain.
A. Slot, ?, 1p, gear.
B. Prissy Prancin'
, 8+ PG-13, 1p, 50', gear.
, 10 (or harder), 1p, ~50', bolts & gear.
, 7, 1p, 50', gear.
D2. Crack Right, ?, 1p, ~50', gear.
E. Tetherly Designs
, 10-, 1p, 45', bolts & gear.
F. Unknown Right
, 11+, 1p, 40', bolts & gear.
G. Tower Dogs
, 10, 1p, 40', bolts & gear.
Climbing Season For the Clear Creek Canyon area.
Weather station 5.6 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Wall:
Tower Dogs 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
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Tetherly Designs 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CO
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This is a pleasant route up the middle of the crag that suddenly gets tricky at the top.You can start from the left in a wide crack or scamper around from the right past a stack of rocks (cairn?) to the cleft below the 1st bolt. A #3 Camalot-size piece can ease the mind to clip the 1st bolt, although it isn't too tough. Move right onto the face. Angle left to a ledge. Clip the bolt and get small cams in the crack. At the top, the feet get iffy and a high left step is in order. The 2 ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
Left bolted route. Note, this is a corrected phot...
Right bolt & gear routes.
Dec 13, 2013
Thanks for adding all of this info for me, Leo. I was going to do it when I added the Real Hidden Valley area but forgot about it over time. I have been busy working on a guide for NH climbing! Thanks again.
I hope to get back out there next season to enjoy the excellent climbing you have in CO!
Jonathan Garlough / chinos
By Leo Paik
From: Westminster, Colorado
Dec 13, 2013
You're welcome. It's always fun checking out new areas.