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Elevation: 706 ft 215 m
GPS: 48.67782, -121.24374
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Shared By: Eric Hirst on Mar 4, 2008 · Updates
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Zachary Winters, Mitchell McAuslan
Warning Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure March 1st to approximately July 15th each year; climbing outside approved CMAs strictly prohibited DetailsDrop down
Warning Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure at Newhalem Crags March 1st to mid-July DetailsDrop down
Warning Access Issue: Raptor Nesting Climbing Avoidance Areas - In Effect DetailsDrop down

Description Suggest change

The rock is a gneiss (metamorphosed granitic rock) that is both solid and beautiful, offering quality aesthetic lines of 5.9 through 5.13 in difficulty. The crag faces west and south, tucked into the bottom of a wooded, steep valley, just north of the highway.

Getting There Suggest change

Coming from the west, pass through town to the electrical substation at the end of town and on the right. Park here, and walk for a few minutes up the road, heading further out of town. The crag is just off the road, on the north (left) side.

History

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The area's first routes were put up by Andrew Sell and David Speyer, who also made the original trail and called the area just "Newhalem". This page was put up by Ryan Triplett in 2008 shortly before his tragic accident. Soon after his death, his friends renamed the crag after him. See the comments below for more info.    

34 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Ryan's Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 68
Cold Beer in the River
Sport 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 44
Kate Moss
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 29
Domestic Bliss
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 58
Luna Park
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 12
Cherche La Femme Extension
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 33
Serendipity
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 14
Hull Yeah
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 14
Business Before Pleasure
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 6
Lockjaw
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 27
12c for a day
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 13
Gainfully Unemployed
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 14
Breaking the Law
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 20
Highway 99
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 19
Cinnamon Groove
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 5
The Hurt Locker
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cold Beer in the River
 68
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 3 pitches
Kate Moss
 44
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Domestic Bliss
 29
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Luna Park
 58
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Cherche La Femme Extension
 12
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Serendipity
 33
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Hull Yeah
 14
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Business Before Pleasure
 14
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Lockjaw
 6
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
12c for a day
 27
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Gainfully Unemployed
 13
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Breaking the Law
 14
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Highway 99
 20
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Cinnamon Groove
 19
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
The Hurt Locker
 5
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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