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Submitted By: Sam Cannon on Aug 2, 2013
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Description 

There are climbs on the west and east aspects of this formation, which sits about a mile from the parking area for the Twin Sisters. Excellent, beautiful rock

Getting There 

Park as for the Twin Sisters, then follow the road on foot around the south bend heading west, curving around until you can see a line of formations extending NW from the Twin Sisters (the largest, most obvious, and most southerly of the formations - right off the road). It's about a mile hike in to this wall, and you'll pass other notable climbs such as White Lightning and Skinner's Roof. Faint trails will get you there, beware of sneaky cacti.

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.6 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Yellow Wall:
Yellow Wall   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 105'   
Camp Cupcake   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Mooner leading through the beginning of the crux.

Yellow Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  ID : City of Rocks : Yellow Wall
A steep, exciting, beautiful line involving nice patina and a sustained section of stemming, this out of the way climb is not to be missed, though my impression is that it rarely makes it on to climbers' agendas because of the approach (which is not bad at all). It would be great to hit this on a busy day when all the roadside classics have lines. Combining it with White Lightning on your way in or out makes for an epic afternoon. Skinner's Roof is also on the approach in.Start in somewhat of a ...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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Yellow Wall - "Yellow Wall" (5.9), the e...
Yellow Wall - "Yellow Wall" (5.9), the e...
How the formation will look as you approach it, th...
BETA PHOTO: How the formation will look as you approach it, th...
The view north as you pass the Twin Sisters.   The...
The view north as you pass the Twin Sisters. The...
Amanda Moyer below the crux of the route.
Amanda Moyer below the crux of the route.

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