Elevation: 5,778 ft
GPS: 39.082, -110.641 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 41,789 total · 182/month
Shared By: Brian Milhaupt on Dec 16, 2002 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

Description

The Dylan Wall is the most developed cliff in the San Rafael. It is south-facing and receives sun all day. The routes are mostly in the 5.10 and .11 range, one pitch, and high quality. The hike (for me), was about 45 minutes and extremely enjoyable. The trail is easy to follow, and takes a devious line right of the wall, to break the cliffs in a weak spot out of sight of the parking area.

Getting There

Just north of the bridge is a road that parallels the river called "Mexican Mountain Road". Turn right onto this a follow it 1.8 miles to the top of a hill after the road leaves the river. Turn left on a track and park at it's end (Once at the plateau below the Dylan Wall look down on the absurdity of your parking lot). Follow the trail northwest from the parking area then traverse up in a northeasterly direction until reaching the chinle and to a notch with a fixed rope on a bolt. Now the right side of the wall should be in front of you.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Dylan Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 16
Changing of the Guard
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 11
Subterranean Homesick Blues
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 26
Isis Var.
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 53
Blowin' in the Wind
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
Knocking on Heaven's Door
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 22
Bob Can't Climb
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 19
Million Dollar Bash
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 12
All Along the Watchtower
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 21
One More Cup of Coffee
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 14
Shelter From The Storm
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 40
Planet Waves
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5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 67
Idiot Wind
Trad
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
The Mighty Quinn
Trad 2 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 18
Blood on the Tracks
Trad
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 10
Isis
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Changing of the Guard
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Subterranean Homesick Blues
 11
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Isis Var.
 26
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Blowin' in the Wind
 53
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Knocking on Heaven's Door
 33
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Bob Can't Climb
 22
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Million Dollar Bash
 19
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
All Along the Watchtower
 12
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
One More Cup of Coffee
 21
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Shelter From The Storm
 14
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Planet Waves
 40
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Idiot Wind
 67
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
The Mighty Quinn
 4
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 2 pitches
Blood on the Tracks
 18
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
Isis
 10
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad
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