Elevation: 6,700 ft
GPS: 38.621, -105.232 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 90,891 total · 382/month
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
 182
The Opportunist
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 158
Tinsel Town aka BR 2?
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 364
Enterprise
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 111
Armistice (AKA The Armisist)
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 126
The List
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 359
Suburbia
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 263
Spinney Dan
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 159
Cactus Drop
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 69
High Pockets
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 208
Regroovable
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 138
Silverado
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 61
Turbo Road
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 142
Metropolis
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 91
Phase Dance
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 73
Little Mecca
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Opportunist
 182
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Tinsel Town aka BR 2?
 158
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Enterprise
 364
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Armistice (AKA The Armisist)
 111
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The List
 126
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Suburbia
 359
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Spinney Dan
 263
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Cactus Drop
 159
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
High Pockets
 69
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Regroovable
 208
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Silverado
 138
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Turbo Road
 61
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Metropolis
 142
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Phase Dance
 91
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Little Mecca
 73
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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