Elevation: 4,960 ft
GPS: 36.093, -115.479 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: phil broscovak on Feb 19, 2004
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen
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Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

The big boy of the Red Rocks. Mt. Wilson is an arduous adventure in desert big wall rockaneering. There are many high quality trad routes and a few bolted lines. Be forewarned, however, that this is not the Calico Hills; approach and return are real efforts. You are on your own out there so don't expect help.

Attention: THERE IS NO WALK UP WILLY'S COULOIR ANYMORE

SCOPE: Mt. Wilson is a huge mountain with complicated terrain. This section addresses the main eastern side of the peak, from the mouth of First Creek Canyon along the main face to the Aeolian Wall. Cactus Flower Tower, the smaller sub-peak just north of Wilson is listed in a separate section.

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Classic Climbing Routes at 13-Mt. Wilson

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Lady Wilson's Cleavage
Trad 9 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Sentimental Journey
Trad 15 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Battery Park
Trad 6 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 12
Pink Tornado Left
Trad 8 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 3
Dream of Wild Cheeseburgers
Trad 18 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Gwondonna Land Boogie
Trad 10 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 9
Gift of the Wind Gods
Trad 10 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A1
 47
Resolution Arete
Trad, Aid 24 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 207
Inti Watana
Trad 12 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
The Wicked
Trad 15 pitches
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 11
Woman of Mountain Dreams
Trad 17 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 25
Dogma
Trad, Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
 3
Impact Event
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
 4
Dying Breed
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lady Wilson's Cleavage Horseshoe Wall
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 9 pitches
Sentimental Journey Horseshoe Wall
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 15 pitches
Battery Park Lower E Side
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
Pink Tornado Left Horseshoe Wall
 12
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 8 pitches
Dream of Wild Cheeseburgers Aeolian Wall
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 18 pitches
Gwondonna Land Boogie Horseshoe Wall
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 10 pitches
Gift of the Wind Gods Aeolian Wall
 9
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 10 pitches
Resolution Arete Aeolian Wall
 47
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A1 Trad, Aid 24 pitches
Inti Watana Aeolian Wall
 207
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 12 pitches
The Wicked Aeolian Wall
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 15 pitches
Woman of Mountain Dreams Aeolian Wall
 11
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 17 pitches
Dogma Horseshoe Wall
 25
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport
Impact Event Mass Extinction Block
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13 Trad
Dying Breed Mass Extinction Block
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13 Trad
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