Elevation: 2,500 ft
GPS: 36.167, -115.454 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Matt McMurray on Nov 8, 2006
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

This north-facing cliff offers several moderate climbs to warm-up on before hiking to the other nearby cliffs. There are also a selection of 5.12 climbs located at this cliff if you choose to stay here for the day. Most of the climbs are bolted sport routes, but there are a couple moderate single-pitch trad lines as well (5.8ish).

Getting There

The cliff is about a fifteen minute hike NW of the SQ parking lot. Follow the main trail until it veers into the wash. Pass by the large white boulder and continue on the main trail until you see a sign for Turtlehead Peak on the left. Take this left, and follow this trail about 250 yards and head up the mound of dirt. From atop this mound you will be able to see the white outcroppings on the left (west). Before the trail veers back into the wash go left across the white slabs and head toward the north-facing Wake-up wall. The face consists of the lighter colored sandstone and has the black patina varnish covering it.

28 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Wake-Up Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 166
Skid Mark
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 115
Fall of Vegas
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 92
The Last Drag
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 238
Mic's Master
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 15
Last Out
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 54
The Last In Line
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 113
Spanky Spangler
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 41
On to the Next One
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 27
Too Few Years
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 172
Shut Up and Climb
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 64
Good Morning
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 98
Native Son
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 40
Angled Dangler
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 39
Where Egos Dare
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 47
Pain Check
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Skid Mark
 166
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Fall of Vegas
 115
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Last Drag
 92
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Mic's Master
 238
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Last Out
 15
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Last In Line
 54
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Spanky Spangler
 113
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
On to the Next One
 41
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Too Few Years
 27
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Shut Up and Climb
 172
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Good Morning
 64
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Native Son
 98
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Angled Dangler
 40
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Where Egos Dare
 39
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Pain Check
 47
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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Matt McMurray
Castle Rock, CO
Matt McMurray   Castle Rock, CO
When I was at this wall in December I noticed another new route to the left of "Shut Up and Climb' that had 5 bolts to some brand new anchor chains. I wasn't sure if this was a new route or if someone had added some bolts/rebolted First Born. If anyone has any information about this please let me know so I can update the routes. =)

MM Jan 19, 2007
mike moore
las vegas, nv
mike moore   las vegas, nv
As of 11/7/09, most of the routes on the right portion of the cliff have had anchor replacement/additions. Native Son has new anchors. Good Morning (The Burrito) has its' own anchors and no longer shares with Pain Check. Pain Check now has its' own anchors. Rise and Whine and The Healer now have their own anchors and no longer share chains. The Healer has also had ALL bolts replaced.

Shape of Things and Where Egos Dare have not seen updates as I ran out of hardware. I will replace these as soon as I get more.

All gear courtesy of the ARI. Nov 8, 2009
Clint Locks
Boulder
Clint Locks   Boulder
Climbing at Wake-up Wall today. Packing up & found I was missing my trad rack. Super bummed. PLEASE contact me if you have any info about that. Thanks! We’re in group site D until Tues, March 27. Mar 24, 2018
Hi, someone accidentally grabbed my Rainbow flip flops (@ Wake Up Wall on Tues Mar 26) when retrieving their own left behind shoes (another group of climbers pointed them out as also being possibly left behind and you thought they belonged to another person in your group). Please please return them, they are my favorite shoes! Contact me at a.zayac@yahoo.com and we can arrange some sort of pickup if you are still in Red Rock. Thank you!!! Mar 26, 2019 · Lost & Found