Elevation: 676 ft
GPS: 43.803, -71.83 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Chris Duca on Dec 16, 2006
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall
Access Issue: Note: New route moratorium area Details

Description

If you are looking for beginner sport routes, then look no further. The Parking Lot Wall is a mecca for easy-to-moderately-hard sport routes that remains in the sun for the majority of the day.

Conveniently situated behind the main parking lot, the PLW is host to stellar full-length 5.6s and 5.8s (Glory Jeans, and Chloe's Breakfast Special, for example), as well as short, testy 5.9s (Egg McMeadows). Climbers can also find instant gratification from the steeper, pumpier side of Rumney by climbing the forearm-inflating route Espresso (10d), as well as 100% Columbian (11c), both located on the rightmost side of the cliff.

This crag sees the MOST small/large group traffic and can be extremely crowded on a busy weekend!

Getting There

Park in the main parking lot for Rumney. Look up and you'll see the cliff in plain view. The trailhead is directly behind the information board. A 1-minute jaunt uphill will bring you to the base of Espresso. The majority of the routes are to the left.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Parking Lot Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 206
A Week With Pete
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 370
Glory Jean's
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 145
Cafe au Lait
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 174
Shealyn's Way
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 302
Rise and Shine
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 147
Chloe's Breakfast Special
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 98
Squeeze My Lemon
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 188
Curly for President
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 76
Quinn/Callaghan
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 230
Egg McMeadows
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 65
Red Sea Pedestrian
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 120
Juan Valdez
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 123
Idiot's Deluxe
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 187
Espresso
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 50
100% Columbian
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
A Week With Pete
 206
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Sport
Glory Jean's
 370
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Cafe au Lait
 145
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Shealyn's Way
 174
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Rise and Shine
 302
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Chloe's Breakfast Special
 147
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Squeeze My Lemon
 98
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Curly for President
 188
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Quinn/Callaghan
 76
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Egg McMeadows
 230
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Red Sea Pedestrian
 65
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Juan Valdez
 120
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Idiot's Deluxe
 123
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Espresso
 187
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
100% Columbian
 50
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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