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Elevation: 5,637 ft 1,718 m
GPS: 38.67543, -108.32138
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Shared By: John Peterson on Jan 21, 2006 · Updates
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Warning Access Issue: The Cabin Wall and the Island are both closed to climbing DetailsDrop down

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Per Zack Kelley: there are no raptor closures for Interiors Wall Area for 2023, per the BLM Uncompahgre Field Office's wildlife biologist. 

This is the most popular area in the canyon. There are many routes here. The most interesting part of this area of the cliff is a large cave with a couple of routes that climb cracks inside the back wall of the cave.

The original Desert Rock covers this area.

Addendum: the buttress to the right of the large crack in the photo (right of the white box saying "Layback") fell down. Look for some huge new chunks of talus on the slow below this wall.

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This area is on the right immediately after entering BLM land.

22 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Interiors Wall Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 65
Pony Express aka Bunny Ramp
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 149
Interiors
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 51
Fondon't
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 127
Lieback
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 133
The Shaft
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 103
Right of Lieback
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 179
Key Hole
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 28
Unknown II
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 36
Unknown III
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 4
Texas Finger Crack
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 48
Make The Grade
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5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
A Piece of Work
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 27
Supermank of the Desert
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5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 15
Briar's Birth
Trad
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
Not Like Any Other Desert Splitt…
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pony Express aka Bunny Ramp
 65
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Interiors
 149
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Fondon't
 51
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Lieback
 127
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Shaft
 133
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Right of Lieback
 103
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Key Hole
 179
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Unknown II
 28
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Unknown III
 36
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Texas Finger Crack
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Make The Grade
 48
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
A Piece of Work
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Supermank of the Desert
 27
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Briar's Birth
 15
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Not Like Any Other Desert S…
 8
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
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