Elevation: 8,001 ft
GPS: 39.199, -105.218 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Kevin McLaughlin on Mar 22, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Access Issue: Road & nearby private property Details

Description

The Brown Wall was the start of climbing at Thunder Ridge. Steve Cheyney led Reptile - 5.10 and the rest as they say....
There is lots of sun here. Gator skin texture of the stone is awesome. Several routes are in this area.

Getting There

The Brown Wall is up behind the lower canyons. It is most easily reached by climbing up out of the back end of the Wasp Canyon.

23 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Brown Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 15
Dragonfly
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 86
Reptile
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 13
Fractured Fairytale
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 31
Zorro
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 88
Reptile Tears
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 34
Gay Blade
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
Smausser Traverse Thing...
Trad, Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
 24
Bust 'er Hymen
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 6
Crocodile Tears
Trad
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 28
Chocolate Thunder
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13
 16
The Penetrators
Trad
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 15
The Shadow
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 3
The Spark
Trad
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
 7
Thunderstruck
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dragonfly
 15
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Reptile
 86
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Fractured Fairytale
 13
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Zorro
 31
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Reptile Tears
 88
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Gay Blade
 34
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Sport
Smausser Traverse Thing...
 11
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Bust 'er Hymen
 24
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 Trad
Crocodile Tears
 6
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Chocolate Thunder
 28
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Penetrators
 16
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13 Trad
The Shadow
 15
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport
The Spark
 3
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad
Thunderstruck
 7
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c Trad 2 pitches
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Monty
Golden, CO
Monty   Golden, CO  
Maybe it’s just my own paranoia, but the dead tree by The Shadow seems really sketchy on a windy day! It’d be pretty scary to fell it, so it’s probably best to avoid this area on high wind days. Feb 19, 2018