Windshield Wiper Wall Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Windshield Wiper Wall 1. Eggs Anyone 5.10b (left o...
The Windshield Wiper Wall
is a tall, shady collection of steep faces. Right next to the road, there is effectively zero approach. A plethora of quickdraws are needed (up to 27 draws are needed for a single route).
The routes are mostly .12- (eight), a .12c, three .11s, and a single specimen of 5.10.
See this description of the Willy Stick
for an account of how this wall got its name.
After about a half mile drive up the canyon, a wide, dark streak appears between two tan-colored walls on the left side of the road. A dark chain anchor is visible midway up on the wall to the right of the streak.
During the winter months the streak hosts the ice route Bottomless and Topless
Park at a shallow pullout on the right (or across the road at a deeper pullout on the left) and walk back down canyon a hundred feet or so. An obvious trail/drainage-from-the-streak will appear on the south side of the road.
Weather station 5.5 miles from here
14 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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