Elevation: 819 ft
GPS: 38.916, -121.015 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Aron Quiter on Jan 20, 2003
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, Kyle Bishop, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
Access Issue: Partial closure, spring and summer 2019 Details
Access Issue: The State Rec Area closes at dusk - most parking areas are self-paid Details

Description

This wall contains the shortest routes in the Auburn Cliffs area, but each route holds it's own. 5 Sport routes presently range from 5.6 to 5.11b, most in the middle.

This rock is named for Kirk Arens, a climber who once frequented the area, whose plaque once adorned the rock. The plaque has since been removed, but his legacy lives on.

The rock will be of a different type of limestone than many of the other cliffs, and somewhat resembles granite in feel. The climbing is primarily near vertical to vertical. Many of the easier routes are sustained, and make for excellent climbing once you've warmed up on the simpler routes of the scale wall across the way.

This wall sees shade in the afternoon, and is a great refuge from the blistering hot red rock of the scale wall.

Getting There

Estimated time from the parking lot: 20 minutes.

From the entrance to the Auburn cliffs valley, this is the darker colored rock immediately to the right.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Memorial Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V3 6A
 7
BMW Traverse
Boulder
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 96
Short Term Memory
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 86
Sneaky
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 36
On Demand
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
BMW Traverse
 7
V3 6A Boulder
Short Term Memory
 96
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Sneaky
 86
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
On Demand
 36
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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