Description

The formation on the point that lookis like a snakes head. S-Wall has the unique S rock deposit in the middle of the face. It can be easy to see from the parking lot.

Getting There

Approach by boulder hopping up to the base or traverse in from the right. From the parking lot the Snakes head is the most recognizable formation of the area.

15 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Snakes Head / S Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a X
 24
Snakes Head
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 12
Snakes Head Dihedral
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 21
Bourbon Street
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 24
S-Wall
Sport 2 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
 12
Moose Head
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Snakes Head
 24
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a X Trad
Snakes Head Dihedral
 12
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad 2 pitches
Bourbon Street
 21
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad
S-Wall
 24
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Sport 2 pitches
Moose Head
 12
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R Trad
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Herndon  
Put in a piece of pro in the dihedral above the start. The crux is a very balancey move. After you get your hands into the hand crack, it is over. The hand crack is easy. Apparently a hold broke off at the crux, because this used to be easier. Short and fun. Jan 17, 2016