Elevation: 7,076 ft
GPS: 38.818, -108.608 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Bryson Slothower on Jan 13, 2002 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

Sunday Wall is probably the most visited crag in Unaweep Canyon and for good reason. It hosts both sport and trad climbs up to 5 pitches long, on excellent gneiss/granite, ranging from 5.6 to 5.12+. Most routes follow steep cracks or blank looking faces. Sport routes are difficult and exciting, trad routes are asthetic and fun, but take a little getting used to.

The wall is located 2.2 miles West of Divide Road on the North side of CO Hwy 141, on Access Fund property. Park on the North side of the CO Hwy 141 with a wooden stile crossing the fence ~ 10 minute approach. Rock is generally solid but there can be loose sections. Most routes involve a rappel but some walk off and is often sunny. Suggested routes include but are not limited to: Optical Illusions (5.11b A0), Bridge Of Air (5.12), Sweet Sunday Seranade (5.9) and Catch a Wave (5.11a).

Getting There

Drive West from Divide Road for 2.2miles and look for a large dirt pull-out, on the right hand side of the road, with a visible "Access Fund" sign, it's pretty easy.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sunday Wall

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 59
Beginner's Luck
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 42
Standard Route
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 51
Sun Dancer
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 136
Sweet Sunday Serenade
Trad 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 4
Harmony Dihedrals
Trad 4 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 26
Unknown Pillar
Trad, Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Dike Pinch
Trad, Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 10
Napa Arete
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 22
Catch a Wave
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 20
Simple Mind
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 19
Optical Illusions
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
Bridge of Air
Trad, Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
Burnt Beautician
Trad, Sport
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b R
 4
Monkey Gone to Heaven
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 5
Echoes
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Beginner's Luck
 59
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Standard Route
 42
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Sun Dancer
 51
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Sweet Sunday Serenade
 136
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Harmony Dihedrals
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Unknown Pillar
 26
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Dike Pinch
 12
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Napa Arete
 10
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Catch a Wave
 22
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Simple Mind
 20
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Optical Illusions
 19
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Bridge of Air
 12
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport
Burnt Beautician
 8
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport
Monkey Gone to Heaven
 4
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b R Sport
Echoes
 5
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad, Sport 6 pitches
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