Elevation: 7,313 ft
GPS: 38.822, -108.604 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Bryson Slothower on Jan 13, 2002
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

Hidden Valley Wall is a beautiful cliff offering 19 routes from 5.8 to 5.11b with a 20 minute approach. Most routes are traditional crack climbs in the 5.9 to 5.10 range. The cliff faces West. Descents involve either a walk off or rappels. Approach via the Access Fund trail starting below the Sunday Wall. This area has some excellent climbing and very few crowds, please treat it with respect.

Getting There

Approach as for Sunday Wall by driving 2.4 miles west of Divide Road parking in a pull-out on the right hand side of the road. Cross the fence and follow the Access Fund trail to the base of Sunday Wall and continue on. Walk East passing the Fortress Wall and continue to Hidden Valley Wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Hidden Valley Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 14
Cliff Break Fern
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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
Padawan
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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 14
Made In the Shade
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 44
Obe Won Canobe
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5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 19
Gorilla in Manilla
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cliff Break Fern
 14
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad
Padawan
 16
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Made In the Shade
 14
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Obe Won Canobe
 44
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Gorilla in Manilla
 19
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
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