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Shared By: ZachBradford on Sep 30, 2008 · Updates
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Description Suggest change

Calcite rich sandstone cliffs that have steep slab to vertical and overhanging routes.

The area is surrounded by a mixture of aspens and pines. Most of the routes face south or slightly southwest and get early morning shade and full sun for most of the day until the sun dips back below the mountains in the late afternoon.

Climbable from spring to fall.

Getting There Suggest change

Drive up Cedar Canyon Road 9.3 miles, park at the pull out on the left. The parking area is below the Adventure Climb area (also know as Rappel Area Wall). Go left around the corner of the wall. Follow trail up past a large obvious boulder. Cross the stream continue walking up the trail a few hundred yards. Look for a small trail heading to your left and down towards the stream. Cross the stream and walk up to the wall ahead. You will see the memorial cross that gives the area its name off to the left of the wall. The cross commemorates the site of a rappelling death in 1996.

It is a 5 minute approach.

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45 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Graveside Matter Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 69
Undertaker
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 64
Hells Bells
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Reaper's Scythe
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 75
La Santa Muerta
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 59
Evil
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
 29
Cryptic Funk
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 19
La Santa Muerta Ext
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 13
Too Much Cock Not Enough Lycra
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
Screamin Bats
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
 45
Heucos from Hades
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 28
Evil Twin
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 30
Wicked
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 14
Whited Sepulchre
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Suspect Nargles
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 7
Outer Darkness
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Undertaker Lower Tier
 69
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Hells Bells Lower Tier
 64
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Reaper's Scythe Upper Tier
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
La Santa Muerta Lower Tier
 75
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Evil Lower Tier
 59
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Cryptic Funk Lower Tier
 29
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Sport
La Santa Muerta Ext Lower Tier
 19
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Too Much Cock Not Enough Lycra Graveside Matter Slab
 13
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Screamin Bats Upper Tier
 12
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Heucos from Hades Lower Tier
 45
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 Sport
Evil Twin Lower Tier
 28
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Wicked Lower Tier
 30
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Whited Sepulchre Lower Tier
 14
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Suspect Nargles Graveside Matter Slab
 4
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Outer Darkness Lower Tier
 7
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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