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.
Weather station 13.7 miles from here
3 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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