Willow Springs South Rock Climbing
Canyon above Hidden Falls. Photo by Blitzo.
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This is a section of cliffs- you guessed it!- South of Willow Springs. This area ranges from Nadia's Nine to the Hidden Wall.It includes the classic N'Plus Ultra roof.
Park at Willow Springs. Hike south and a little east, using the trails as much as possible.
Weather station 4.1 miles from here
19 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Willow Springs South
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Willow Springs South:
Pillar Talk 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Sleeper 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Featured Route For Willow Springs South
Nadia's Nine 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Willow Springs South
See photo for exact location, about 100 yards to the left and slightly lower than Nadia's Niche. The climb's distinctive feature is an overhanging, cobra-hooded dihedral that forms the second pitch. Both pitches are well-protected and interesting.Pitch 1 -- Climb a smooth-walled dark V-corner with good rock (5.9+).Pitch 2 -- Move the belay a few yards to the right, then climb a prominent, steep inside corner/crack that overhangs at the top (5.9)....[more] Browse More Classics in NV
Pillar Talk and surrounding routes
BETA PHOTO: Willow Spring South
By Kevin Heckeler
From: Upstate New York
May 13, 2015
For the love of god, could someone familiar with this area please sort these routes left -- right! Got there today and let's just say alphabetical isn't ideal.
By Gini Kramer
From: North Haven, CT
Mar 21, 2016
It took a bit of doing, but I think I have the routes on the lower tier in order from left to right:
UNKNOWN ARETE (5.8) — 10’ left of New Hips Corner
NEW HIPS CORNER (5.5) — 10’ left of Unknown 5.8
UNKNOWN (5.8) -- 100' left of Pillar Talk, 10' right of New Hips Corner
LUCKY CHARMS (5.7) -- 5’ of Senior Moment
SENIOR MOMENT (5.5) — face to the left of Pillar Talk
LITTLE BLACK BOOK (5.4) — corner left of Pillar Talk
PILLAR TALK (5.7) -- tall white pillar, easy to spot from a distance
SLEEPER (5.9) — face to the right of Pillar Talk
HAWK EYE (5.5)— face to right of Sleeper
FRUIT LOOPS (5.6) — 100’ right of Pillar Talk
N'PLUS ULTRA appears to be well to the left of the above group according to the photo in the Handren book.