The Wall of Wow consists of a main steep buttress flanked by some nice vertical walls. The routes range from crimpy 5.11 tech-fests to burly 5.12s on the buttress.
The Wall of Wow is one of the first walls you encounter after heading left on the traverse trail. It is easily identified by the timbers leaning against the right side and the steep buttress.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wall of Wow:
Speedstick 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 65'
Tubular! 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 70'
Sweet 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 50'
Wow! 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 60'
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Tubular! 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Wall of Wow
Dude! Be prepared to get wiped out! This climb starts off on killer jugs and works its way up to a crux that requires one serious leap of faith. Harder climbing to the anchors is gonna leave you crying home to mama at the last bolt if you don't figure out the correct finishing sequence.Historically, this climb has some significance because it was right next to a very hard climb that once had a cowbell placed at the anchors that the local kids rang after they sent. This novelty item has since bee...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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