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Elevation: 1,751 ft 534 m
GPS: 35.86384, -93.04812
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Shared By: Jeremy Collins on Jan 6, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Tyler KC, JD Borgeson

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The Longest, most dramatic and varied routes in the area. Some of the most classic sport and traditionally protected routes in the region.

Getting There Suggest change

The same cliffline as Sams, easily approached by a one mile drive south, and parking at the near end of a guard rail on the right hand(west) side. Look for yellow fiber optics sign at the edge of the treeline. Locate the trailhead here. Trend right at the seasonal waterfall. A 7 minute hike to Painted Warrior Wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Valley of The Blind

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 11
Cosmic Hippo
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Gracious Gift
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 11
Crash and Burn
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
Silent Power
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
The Grand Traverse
Sport 3 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 25
Wisdom and Folly
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 10
Insidious
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 11
Wet Warrior
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 28
Painted Warrior
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 11
The Black
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 4
Vision Quest
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cosmic Hippo
 11
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Gracious Gift
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Crash and Burn
 11
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Silent Power
 5
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
The Grand Traverse
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 3 pitches
Wisdom and Folly
 25
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Insidious
 10
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Wet Warrior
 11
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Painted Warrior
 28
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Black
 11
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Vision Quest
 4
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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