Elevation: 5,000 ft
GPS: 37.074, -113.819 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 26,446 total · 174/month
Shared By: GRK on Mar 18, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
Access Issue: Private Land Owned by Teck Cominco Mining Co Details

Description

The Arch Wall is a north/east facing slab of sharp and solid limestone.
This section of The Soul Asylum currently hosts a handful of long and varied sport routes with grades ranging from 5.6 to 5.12

The Arch Wall is the second in a series of three relatively close areas at the Soul Asylum. You will know you've reached the wall once you spot a small limestone arch at the apex of the wall's north/east face. The route directly under this arch is the epic Arch Rival.

Getting There

Finding the Arch Wall starts with a swift hike from the Simian Complex parking lot. From the cattle guard, drive 1.9 miles to an intersection, turn left and drive another 0.2 of a mile on bumpy, but ascendable, 2wd terrain to a small parking area on the right. Walk about 0.3 of a mile to a white metal gate. From the gate walk another 0.3 on an eroding dirt road to a deep and wide rut hosting cairns. Follow these east to the Soul Asylum's base.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Arch Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 13
Towering Inferno
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 33
Righteous Indignation
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 23
Elitist's Demise
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
Red Hot Love
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Slow Roasted
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 71
Arch Rival
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 57
Arch Enemy
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 17
Doppelganger
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 17
Nine Lives
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 30
White Soul Power
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 18
Soul Train
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 6
Unknown, Left of Soul Train
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Vision Seeker
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 3
Lost Soul
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 19
One Taste
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Towering Inferno
 13
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Righteous Indignation
 33
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Elitist's Demise
 23
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Red Hot Love
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Slow Roasted
 25
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Arch Rival
 71
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Arch Enemy
 57
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Doppelganger
 17
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Nine Lives
 17
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
White Soul Power
 30
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Soul Train
 18
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Unknown, Left of Soul Train
 6
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Vision Seeker
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Lost Soul
 3
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
One Taste
 19
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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