Elevation: 6,700 ft
GPS: 38.62148, -105.23217
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Shared By: Jesse Ryan on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

East facing side of Sand Gulch with a variety of decent and classic routes. Classics include (but not limited to) Suburbia 10c, Spinney Dan 10c, Little Mecca 12a/b, Regrooveable 11b, Cactus Drop 10d, You Snooze you Lose 11b/c. Morning sun and afternoon shade.

Getting There

Approach via trail from the Sand Gulch Campground. Branches left from the dry wash up short and steeply to the south end of this east facing wall. Another trail crosses from the north end of Freeform Wall down into the wash and back up to the north end of Contest Wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Contest Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 211
Tinsel Town aka BR 2?
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 439
Enterprise
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 89
Dr. Howard's Digital Exam
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 131
Armistice (AKA The Armisist)
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 435
Suburbia
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 323
Spinney Dan
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 185
Cactus Drop
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 83
High Pockets
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 81
Porkus Non Grata
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 262
Regroovable
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 181
Silverado
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 82
Turbo Road
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 177
Metropolis
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 106
Phase Dance
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 92
Little Mecca
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tinsel Town aka BR 2?
 211
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Enterprise
 439
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Dr. Howard's Digital Exam
 89
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Armistice (AKA The Armisist)
 131
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Suburbia
 435
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Spinney Dan
 323
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Cactus Drop
 185
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
High Pockets
 83
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Porkus Non Grata
 81
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Sport
Regroovable
 262
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Silverado
 181
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Turbo Road
 82
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Metropolis
 177
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Phase Dance
 106
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Little Mecca
 92
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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