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2 Hour 2 Tecate Challenge T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
60 Minutes T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
60 Seconds Over Soledad T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bob's Cling TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Burn Permit S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Camel S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Civilized Evil T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Crank You, Thank You S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crankin' S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Curley Shuffle S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dirty Rat's Crack T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Guide's Area TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Humps T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Llama T,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Mouse Maze T,S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
Namasté T,S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
No Permit Required S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Only Way To Fly S,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rat Race S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Slimy Slit (aka Slippery Slit) TR 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Western Airlines S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Description

This is the main cragging destination by droves on the weekends. You will find one 5.6 crack and a lot of 5.10 and above face climbs that are top-ropable here. Mostly sport, some routes require pro to lead. Enough routes to last you a good day, and plenty of fun projects to spend some time on. Check out Camel, Lama, Western Airlines, Curly Shuffle, and Only Way to Fly.

It's always shady since the trees shade it, and the TR anchors for the far left and right routes are easily found by following the worn trails around the rock.

Getting There

From the entrance to Bishop Peak hiking area, follow the trail markers indicating Bishop Peak trail. You should head up and then left into the trees. From there, you'll find a post that shows where the climber trail breaks off. This is basically Approaches for Dummies.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cracked Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
60 Seconds Over Soledad
Trad, TR
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
Mouse Maze
Trad, Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Civilized Evil
Trad, TR
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Slimy Slit (aka Slippery Slit)
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Camel
Sport, TR
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
No Permit Required
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Only Way To Fly
Sport, TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Llama
Trad, TR
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Burn Permit
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Humps
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Western Airlines
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Rat Race
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Namasté
Trad, Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Crankin'
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Curley Shuffle
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
60 Seconds Over Soledad 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Mouse Maze 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13 Trad, Sport
Civilized Evil 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Slimy Slit (aka Slippery Slit) 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b TR
Camel 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
No Permit Required 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Only Way To Fly 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, TR
Llama 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, TR
Burn Permit 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Humps 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Western Airlines 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Rat Race 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R Sport
Namasté 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport
Crankin' 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Curley Shuffle 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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Sean P. Sullivan
Clovis, Ca
Sean P. Sullivan   Clovis, Ca
Does anyone know if there an anchor for Farewell to Arms? I know its not much of a climb but using it as a way up cracked wall via 60 seconds, and on to Owl Perch it could be useful. Feb 2, 2015
I was climbing on P-Wall on Tuesday July 7 around noon and heard what sounded like hammering on rock and then a power tool. My partner didn't
hear it so I didn't investigate. Perhaps what I heard was chipping on Cracked Wall. Jul 14, 2009
Slater  
I was just told by Ken Klis, who heard it from Blazer (who climbs at Cracked Wall a lot!) that there has been tons of chipping going on at Cracked Wall recently. Does anyone know anything about it? He said it was mainly at the crux of the routes. This totally sucks!!!! Jul 10, 2009

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