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Areas in Scheelite Canyon / Pratt's Crack Gully

Armando's Stilletto / Rites of Spring 10 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Bavarian Wall and The Far Side 6 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Bighorn Wall 3 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Blindspot Buttress 1 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Failure Wall 2 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Garbage Gully 3 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Midget , The 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Ministry Wall 1 / 11 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Mustache Wall 4 / 30 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 34
Oser Wall 3 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Planetarium / Gecko Wall 0 / 17 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 17
Pratt's Crack / Dihedrals Area 2 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Raspberry Wall 1 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Technicali Wall 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1

Description

The most obvious and popular side-canyon in Pine Creek. This area offers the highest concentration of established quality routes and clean cracks including Chuck Pratt's title offwidth. Other sub-areas found here are the Mustache Wall, Ministry Wall, and the Oser Wall. Route development here has exploded in the last 5 years, and the potential for more is overwhelming.

This is the most common destination for visiting climbers.

Getting There

Turn right off Pine Creek Rd. after 7.7 miles onto a dirt road across from the campground. The road forks immediately- take the right side and drive up a couple hundred yards to the parking area. Hike into the canyon.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Scheelite Canyon / Pratt's Crack Gully

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 95
Pratt's Crack
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 127
Becky Route
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 174
Sheila
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 75
Never Believe
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 64
Rites of Spring
Trad 4 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 54
Supergrinder
Sport 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 84
B-Gizzle
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 37
Window Shopper
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 75
Coven (Seriously Though)
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 38
Boldly Departed
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 71
Flame Thrower
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 37
Burning Inside
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 34
The Megaplex
Sport 3 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 30
Queen of the Heartbreaks
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 28
Atomic Gecko
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pratt's Crack Pratt's Crack / Dihed…
 95
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Becky Route Mustache Wall
 127
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Sheila Pratt's Crack / Dihed…
 174
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Never Believe Ministry Wall
 75
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Rites of Spring Armando's Stilletto /…
 64
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 4 pitches
Supergrinder Mustache Wall
 54
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
B-Gizzle Mustache Wall
 84
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Window Shopper Mustache Wall
 37
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Coven (Seriously Though) Mustache Wall
 75
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Boldly Departed Mustache Wall
 38
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Flame Thrower Mustache Wall
 71
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Burning Inside Ministry Wall
 37
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Megaplex Mustache Wall
 34
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport 3 pitches
Queen of the Heartbreaks Pratt's Crack / Dihed…
 30
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Atomic Gecko Planetarium / Gecko Wall
 28
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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This area is THICK with classic lines. Maximum stars. Can get pretty crowded. May 27, 2014

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