Elevation: 6,267 ft
GPS: 40.446, -111.686 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: J Farley on Aug 14, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq
Access Issue: Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details

Description

This crag is just up canyon from the Membrane. It is sometimes called the Upper Membrane but Bingo Baby Wall is its original name. This area is completely shaded year round and has many classic routes that range from 5.10b to 5.13. Most of the grades are 5.12. There are 2-3 of every 5.12 grade at the crag so it is an awesome place to get some 12's under your belt!

Getting There

Park as for The Membrane about 1 mile past the National Monument visitors center. See the parking area here.

Cross the river (on a log with an overhead guide rope) and turn left on the trail (crossing a few timber steps).

Follow the trail as it meanders through the woods and heads downhill a little. You'll approach a short wall with a shallow cave to your right. Follow the trail (it is slightly indistinct at this point) left around the point of the wall and then head uphill on a steep, but well-built trail.

Bingo Baby is the obvious climbing area you will come to after steep switch backing for a while, followed by a slight downhill section as you cross a hanging gully, then up again to the wall.

Route List

Main wall, left to right:

1. Three Easy Pieces 5.11d
2. The Tuba 5.12b
3. Kodak Courage 5.12b
4. Foreplay 5.11c
5. The Beckoning Call 5.12a
6. Princess Di 5.12c
7. Slopbuckets 5.12b
8. Project
9. Bingo Baby 5.13c/d
10. Chockdust Torture 5.12c
11. Gordon's Linkup 5.12a
12. Bringer of Light 5.12a
13. If I Only Had a Brain 5.12b
14. Protozoa 5.11c
15. 40 oz to Freedom 5.12c

The following are on the ledge in the gully accessed with the fixed rope:

16. An Affair to Remember 5.12c/d
17. Gun in the Mouth Blues 5.12d
18. Medulla Oblongata 5.12b/c
19. 48 5.12c
20. Ivy Mike 5.12d

The following are on the slab in front of and to the right of the gully:

21. No Remorse 5.10b
22. Cosmic Imperative 5.11c
23. The Milkmaid 5.11b

22 Total Climbs

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