Elevation: 5,901 ft
GPS: 39.562, -107.305 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Michael Schneiter on Apr 1, 2009
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

The Lower Wall is stacked with a wide array of moderate to hard climbs and features the quickest and easiest access to climbing most anywhere around. You'll find grades from 5.7 to 5.12d and on many days this zone can be a popular spot with locals looking for an after-work climbing session.

Getting There

This is the area closest to the road. The trail brings you to the base of Roadside Attraction.

L->R:

Left Side:
A. Two Tone, 5.12a, 1p, 60', bolts.
B. Left Innominate, 5.?
C. Center Innominate, 5.12d
D. Right Innominate, 5.12d
E. NoName 6.7, 5.11d, 1p, 50', bolts.
F. Spinefish (aka NoName 7), 5.11a, 1p, 50', bolts.
G. The Ballerina (aka NoName 6), 5.10a, 1p, 50', bolts.
H. Roadside Attraction (aka NoName 5), 5.9-, 1p, bolts.
I. Roadside Distraction (aka NoName 5.1) , 5.9+, 1p, TR.

Upper Tier:
A. Yellico Groove, 5.11a/b, 1p, 65', bolts.
B. Original Route, 5.9, 1p, 50', gear.
C. Primadona (aka NoName 6.3), 5.10a, 1p, 50', bolts.
D. Road Runner, 5.9, 1p, 50', bolts.
E. Pass the Ditchie, 5.9+, 1p, 65', bolts & pin.

Right Side:
A. The Test, 5.9, 60', 8 bolts.
B. Moral Decay (aka NoName 4), 5.10a, 1p, 50', bolts.
C. Stay True (aka NoName 3), 5.11, 1p, 50', bolts.
D. Traditional Values, 5.6, 1p, 60', bolts.
E. Bearded Outlaw, 5.7, 1p, 45', bolts.
F. Graybeard (aka NoName 1), 5.8, 1p, bolts.

Far Right Side:
G. No Name 02, 5.10c, 1p, 50', bolts.
H. The Squeeze, 5.10, 1p, 30', bolts.
I. Cave Route No Name 01, 5.9, 1p, 50', bolts.
J. Jungle Monkey, 5.6, 1p, 45', bolts.

Gully Wall
K. Unknown 5.Easy, 5.3, 2p, 55', bolts.
L. Twister, 5.11+, 1p, 18', bolts.
M. Calico, 5.12-, 1p, 20', bolts.

Short Fort
N. Short Sport in the Short Fort, 5.10 or V2-3, 1p, 20', bolts.
O. He's an Angry Elf, 5.12 or V6, 1p, 20', bolts.

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Peter J. Beyel
Glenwood Springs
Peter J. Beyel   Glenwood Springs
To the Admins, would it be possible to restructure the way the routes are organized? It's really hard to follow where routes are in relation to one another. May 2, 2014
Alvaro Arnal
Aspen, CO
Alvaro Arnal   Aspen, CO  
Peter- if you send me an update of what the order should be, I can re-order them for you. Sorry I'm not very familiar with the ordering of the routes on the lower wall. May 2, 2014
Peter J. Beyel
Glenwood Springs
Peter J. Beyel   Glenwood Springs
Alvaro,

I think it might be helpful to remove the "no name" portions of the route names as a start. I will get back to you on the order.

PB May 3, 2014
Michael Schneiter
Glenwood Springs, CO
Michael Schneiter   Glenwood Springs, CO
The NoName numbering system was started when people first started posting stuff here, but their usefulness has worn off. I agree with getting rid of those NoName numbers, or keeping them in parentheses because there are some beta photos with the numbering system I believe. Part of the confusion may be that the Lower Wall has an upper tier, so when doing a L to R ordering, it makes it a little tricky because there are climbs on top of other climbs. The organization I've got on the page for the Lower Wall is spot on, and I climb here way more than I'd like to admit. To help clear things up, it may be good to break up the Lower Wall into the subareas listed, such as the Upper Tier. I did some editing to help with some of the routes because a few routes had changed or been inaccurately ordered. Let me know if I can help. May 6, 2014