Elevation: 927 ft
GPS: 43.803, -71.834 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: lee hansche on Mar 31, 2007
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

Description

From The New Wave Wall bang a right and head up a steep hill to get to this nice little crag that sees very little traffic considering how close it is (though it is a steep approach)... But i digress... The crag is split in to two section the left which has varied climbing both trad and sport, the right has a few fun, steep, crimpy face climbs most of which were done on gear until recently when they were retro-bolted...
The left side as i said is varied in style from crack climbing to face climbing and awkward positions on steep rock... nothing super classic but nothing bad...Sparking Poodles (5.10a) is one i think is really fun...
On the right side i really enjoy F-ing The Dog (510d) and Dog Bisquit (5.10c)... Great crimping and interesting sequences stand out as top reasons to visit this section...
Over all a nice crag to hit on a busy day to climb short routes from 5.7 to 5.12 due to the fact that the two sides of the crag face different directions you may be able to escape wind and or sun...

Getting There

From new wave follow a trail heading to the right and up a hill for less than 5 minutes...

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Classic Climbing Routes at Kennel Wall

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 77
Giganthopicicus
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 84
Puppy Love
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 91
Dog Star
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 90
Dog Biscuit
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 18
Zacker Cracker
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 13
Walking the Dog
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 114
F* *king the Dog
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 79
The Big Angler
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Skin The Cat
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 12
Junkyard Dog
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Giganthopicicus
 77
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Puppy Love
 84
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Dog Star
 91
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Dog Biscuit
 90
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Zacker Cracker
 18
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Walking the Dog
 13
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
F* *king the Dog
 114
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Big Angler
 79
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Skin The Cat
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Junkyard Dog
 12
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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