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Elevation: 4,960 ft
GPS: 36.09311, -115.47923
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Shared By: phil broscovak on Feb 19, 2004
Admins: Justin Johnsen, Luke EF, Larry DeAngelo, Aaron Mc
Warning Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. DetailsDrop down

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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 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
 6
Sentimental Journey
Trad 15 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 12
Lady Wilson's Cleavage
Trad 9 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 17
Pink Tornado Left
Trad 8 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 9
Gwondonna Land Boogie
Trad 10 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A1
 76
Resolution Arete
Trad, Aid 24 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 341
Inti Watana
Trad 12 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 21
Gift of the Wind Gods
Trad 10 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
The Wicked
Trad 15 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c C2 R
 4
Salami Wand Kenobi
Trad, Aid 14 pitches
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 49
Woman of Mountain Dreams
Trad 17 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
Cactus Connection
Trad 3 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 33
Dogma
Trad, Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13
 5
Dying Breed
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sentimental Journey Horseshoe Wall
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 15 pitches
Lady Wilson's Cleavage Horseshoe Wall
 12
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 9 pitches
Pink Tornado Left Horseshoe Wall
 17
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 8 pitches
Gwondonna Land Boogie Horseshoe Wall
 9
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 10 pitches
Resolution Arete Aeolian Wall
 76
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A1 Trad, Aid 24 pitches
Inti Watana Aeolian Wall
 341
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 12 pitches
Gift of the Wind Gods Aeolian Wall
 21
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 10 pitches
The Wicked Aeolian Wall
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 15 pitches
Salami Wand Kenobi Aeolian Wall
 4
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c C2 R Trad, Aid 14 pitches
Woman of Mountain Dreams Aeolian Wall
 49
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 17 pitches
Cactus Connection Aeolian Wall
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Dogma Horseshoe Wall
 33
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport
Dying Breed Mass Extinction Block
 5
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13 Trad
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