Routes in Worm Drive
|Back Side Unknown 1 T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Back Side Unknown 2 T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Back Side Unknown 3 T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Back Side Unknown 4 T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Chasm Approach T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c|
|Dark Energy T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Dark Matter T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Driving Miss Wormy T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Eight Ounces To Freedom T V9 7C|
|Jaws 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V2 5+|
|Momma's Got a Squeeze Box T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Pigeon Nest Crack T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Sent For You Yesterday S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Spider Killer V3 6A|
|Unknown 5.11 T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Unknown 5.7 Roof T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Unknown Offwidth T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Where The Wild Things Are T V8 7B|
|Worm Drive T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c|
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DescriptionThis nice secluded crag is is home to some fine short crack routes, and at least one bolted face. It is in a wonderful and pristine setting, well away from the crowds of Friday the 13th or Fall Wall. Most if not all the obvious crack lines have been climbed, but only a couple of them have been recorded. The area's namesake climb, Worm Drive, is a must do on the hard offwidth tour of Vedauwoo. Beware of mountain lions out here, they are known to frequent the area. On the jaunt out here, you walk within a hundred yards or so of a stash containing several carcasses.
Getting ThereFrom the Vedauwoo exit on I-80, drive about three miles. Here the Vedauwoo road will take a sharp left and go down hill, crossing over a stream at the bottom of the hill. Right when the Vedauwoo road takes this left, there will be a road on the right (700L). Take this right an drive through the gate, closing it after you, and drive another couple of hundred yards downhill to where the road ends in a turnaround right by a stream. Walk accross the stream on fallen logs, and take a right (east) and locate a fairly distinct trail that parallels the stream heading east. Walk this for about a half a mile, then cut left and over a hill at the first real clearing, at the eastern edge of which there is a small formation, and you will see Worm Drive rocks.
Classic Climbing Routes at Worm Drive
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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