Zone of Silence Rock Climbing
Great route. Photo courtesy of Ben Walburn.
The Zone of Silence is an isolated wall left of the Bauhaus. It presently has one route, Fat Tongue.
At the moment, there is no easy way to approach this wall; however, a better trail may be in the works for the future.
Cross the bridge to the Bauhaus and take a left. After about 100 yards, you can either stay low and bushwhack up to the wall or take an unpleasant scree field up to it.
Climbing Season For the Rifle Mountain Park area.
Weather station 13.7 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Zone of Silence
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Zone of Silence:
Fat Tongue 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch
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Silent Swells 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b CO
: Rifle Mountain Park
: Zone of Silence
Silent Swells is a great addition to this (currently) quiet area in Rifle. The first crux hits at about the second bolt, where one must choose whether to use powerful underclings and a kneebar along the bolt line or a crimpy alternative a few feet to the right. Get a quick shake midway, then enter the fun, engaging, upper, crimpy crux. Once you hit the undercling near the last few bolts, take a breath, smile, and cruise up the easier terrain to the chains....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
By Paul Hassett
From: Aurora CO
May 22, 2016
The trail heads south and ends at stone steps, then take a sharp left toward the wall. The first route ahead of you coming off the trail is the obvious dihedral "Wish You Sent Here."