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Routes in Khayyam Spire

Bourbon and Butterflies T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
Champagne and Cocaine T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c R
Conn Route T,S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
God's Own Drunk T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Meltdown T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Option C T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Power of Sole T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Silk and Sangria T 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Tequila Sunrise T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Yellow Wall T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Description [Suggest Change]

Khayyam spire is the prominent Spire with the bright yellow face. It stands out in front of the Spire 2/3 gully. The awsome South Yellow Face has a long bolted route (The Yellow Face), the rest of the spire has some great long crack routes including God's own Drunk, The Wildman Traverse and others.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

The spire is the first major spire reached on the Cathedral Spires Trail. Follow the trail until you can move right and up to the base of the spire.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Khayyam Spire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 64
God's Own Drunk
Trad 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
Yellow Wall
Trad 3 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
 3
Bourbon and Butterflies
Trad
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Silk and Sangria
Trad 2 pitches
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c R
 3
Champagne and Cocaine
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
God's Own Drunk
 64
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Yellow Wall
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 3 pitches
Bourbon and Butterflies
 3
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R Trad
Silk and Sangria
 4
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad 2 pitches
Champagne and Cocaine
 3
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c R Trad
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Greg Parker
Cardiff, CA
Greg Parker   Cardiff, CA  
Nate Renner and I did the Yellow Wall about five years ago and to this day it remains one of my most memorable ascents. The second pitch (12a) is amazing! Some of the sketchy bolts I have been replaced. Definately, definately worth doing. Mar 12, 2003

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