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Elevation: 8,108 ft
GPS: 41.17325, -105.37667
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Valley Massif has a collection of good multi-pitch traditional crack climbs. The guidebook for this area declares Valley Massif as one of the loveliest areas in Vedauwoo. I have to agree. This area is made up primarily of two faces--the Northwest face and the Southeast face. The Northwest face stays shaded most of the day and the opposite is true for the Southeast face. The Southeast face has some nesting birds of prey so check for closures. The walk off for most of the routes is to the Northeast.

Getting There Suggest change

To get to this area follow the Turtle Rock trail that starts in the parking area near the base of Walt's Wall. The trailhead is on the left side of the parking area when facing Walt's. Follow this trail around until you see the Valley Massif rock outcroppings across the valley. You will have to cross some beaver dams to get there.

28 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Valley Massif

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 28
Sunny Day
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 60
Soft Touch
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 78
Bill Steal
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 161
Screw
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 53
Nail
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Tea Grinder
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 59
Zipper
Trad 3 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 63
Hammer
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 16
Quits
Trad 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 79
Tool Or Die
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 18
Hair of the Dog
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
King of Coney Island
Trad, Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 57
Monkey Wrench
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 32
Hooker
Trad 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 4
Been Hair Done That
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sunny Day
 28
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Soft Touch
 60
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Bill Steal
 78
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Screw
 161
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Nail
 53
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Tea Grinder
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Zipper
 59
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Hammer
 63
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Quits
 16
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Tool Or Die
 79
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Hair of the Dog
 18
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
King of Coney Island
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Monkey Wrench
 57
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Hooker
 32
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Been Hair Done That
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
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