Elevation: 6,900 ft
GPS: 39.735, -105.36 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 18,597 total · 81/month
Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Apr 24, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

High Profile Wall is a funky crag with several, seldom climbed, Clear Creek testpieces. This crag appears to sit almost on top of the road and its clean, main wall faces West and North. Hungry Wolf and Stuffed Wolf are a pair of well bolted 5.13s that are less than half a rope length and share an anchor. Puppy Chow is ostensibly a top rope problem, although getting the TR set up would seem more challenging than it was worth. Scramble up to a rough ledge via an exposed 50 foot 5.1 face. This scramble can be protected with a few wires if that seems prudent. HPW is a good spot to work out some hard moves with minimal commitment and an endless stream of onlookers to cheer you on.

Getting There

8.2 miles West of the intersection of US 6, CO 58, and CO 93 is a pullout on the South side of the road. This can be used for both the High Profile Wall and A Little Piece of South Dakota. It is necessary to wade across the stream for both crags. The best spot for wading varies with the season but is usually up-stream of HPW.

L->R:

A. Mouse Meat, 10-, 1p, 72', bolts.

B. Puppy Chow, 10, 1p, TR.

C1. Teen Wolf, 12, 1p, 50', bolts.

C2. Hungry Wolf, 13, 1p, 60', bolts.

DC. Stuffed Wolf, 13, 1p, bolts.

E. Crack, 6, 1p, 60', gear.

F. Dihedral, 8, 1p, 65', gear, 2 bolts, and formerly 1 piton.

6 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at High Profile Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 25
Teen Wolf
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 43
Hungry Wolf
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 47
Stuffed Wolf
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Teen Wolf
 25
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Hungry Wolf
 43
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Stuffed Wolf
 47
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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