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Blanket of Secrecy S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Pay Attention S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Pay Homage S,TR 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Reaper, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Regulation 9 aka Left of Scandinavian Dreams S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Scandanavian Dreams S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Too Easy T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Vulture Club T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Vulture Culture T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Elevation: 6,520 ft
GPS: 39.345, -104.756 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Ben Mottinger on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

This is a nice wall with some long sport and trad routes. Several moderate trad lines are worth doing as well as some harder sport routes.
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Getting There

Halfway between the dam and the Falls Wall and the East Rim, the quickest approach is via the Creek Bottom Trail. Cross the creek above the falls, then head up the hill to the South. This is the last major section of rock before the canyon point, East of the dam.

L->R:

A. Vulture Culture, 7+, 45', gear.
B. Regulation 9, 11-, bolts.
C. Scandanavian Dreams, 11, bolts.
D. Vulture Club, 8, gear.
E. Too Easy, 6, gear.
F. The Reaper, 11-, gear.
G. Pipeline, 10, gear.
H. Pay Attention aka True Reich, 10+/11-, bolts.
I. Pay Homage, 12-, bolts.
J. Blanket of Secrecy, 11 or 12, bolts.
K. Fly Like A Dog, 11+, 12-, TR.
L. Dynoplop, 12-, TR.
M. Lightning Strikes, 10-, gear.
N. The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh, 9+/10-, TR.
O. Oogh Ungh, 9+/10-, TR.
P. Fahrenheit 451, 9+, TR.
Q. Octoroon, 9+/10-, TR.

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Vulture Walls are closed to climbing March, April and May 2010. Mar 9, 2010
There is a bolted route just 10-15 feet left of Scandanavian Dreams route. I can find no mention of its existance anywhere. Can anyone tell me anything about it??? Rating? Name? Thanks for any help. Jun 6, 2009
Did you hear that? Herb is tired of dogs....its all about you Herb. Jun 21, 2002
This is a great little place to work on basic technique such as ascender work, self-rescue, setting pro, etc. The roof provides a well-anchored free-hanging rappel to dink around with ascenders. The 5.7 and 5.8 trad climbs are good first trads climbs. Please don't bring dogs... I get tired of dog rodeos at climbing areas. "Thanks." Dec 28, 2001

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