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Wailing Sax Wall 


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Elevation: 4,500'
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Locker on Sep 14, 2004
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BETA PHOTO: Wailing Sax Wall - West Face

Description 

In Randys guide the routes have no stars on them. But regardless there are quite a few nice lines to climb. Both bolted routes and trad. In the morning, summer, it's in the shade. The rock is good, not too hard on the hands. No access issues that I am aware of. There is an owl living in the area. But not on this formation.


Getting There 

This rock is located in the Sheep Pass Group Campground area. Approach by boulder hoping up the gully behind Campground #2; it's just over the notch at the top of the gully, on your left side.


Climbing Season


17 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',5],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Wailing Sax Wall:
Take Five   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Maiden Voyage   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Wailing Sax Wall from the south/west approach.
Wailing Sax Wall from the south/west approach.
Wailing Sax Wall from the south/west approach.
Wailing Sax Wall from the south/west approach.
Victoria Ramirez (left) on Take Five and Nathan Fitzhugh (right) on Maiden Voyage.
Victoria Ramirez (left) on Take Five and Nathan Fi...
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