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Routes in h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Amber Waves of Pain T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Andrew T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13
Android-Moby Dick link-up T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Annie Oh! T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Arrow T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
CCK Direct T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Cascading Crystal Kaleidoscope (CCK) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Cold Turkeys T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
Crack' N Up T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
Deep Lichen T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Diana T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Easy Verschneidung (Easy V) T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Erect Direction T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Face to Face T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Feast of Fools T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hans' Puss T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hawkeye T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Jim's Gem T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Keep on Struttin' T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Last Will Be First, The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Limelight T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Lost and Found T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Man's Quest for Flight T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Moby Dick T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Modern Times T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Moonlight T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
No Glow T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Nurse's Aid T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Proctor Silex T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Proctoscope T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Quiver T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Red Pillar T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Silhouette T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Smilin' the Hard Way T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Steep Hikin' T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Step Lively T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Strolling on Jupiter T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Supper's Ready T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Three Doves T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Three Vultures T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Three Vultures Direct T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Traverse of the Clods T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Twilight Zone T 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c C1
Unholy Wick T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Updraft T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Wop Stop T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
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Main Features: The Arrow Wall itself is a popular area, for good reason: it's packed with classic routes that travel over truly beautiful rock, including Three Doves, Annie Oh!, Limelight, and Arrow itself. Staying on the GT ledge, either in the Arrow area or above Andrew (don't miss Moby Dick), and climbing multiple upper pitches makes for a great day in this area.

This area starts at the height of land past the Thin Slabs area, where you'll find Red Pillar. The hits just keep coming: after Arrow, look up to the huge roofs of Supper's Ready, and the distinct roof and arete of Feast of Fools that Hans' Puss traverses so nicely. A few routes later you'll find a massive right-facing corner of Andrew.

Meander on down the cliff: the next big left-facing corner is the classic airy 5.6 of Moonlight, and up a short incline you'll find the big right-facing corner of Erect Direction, with Cascading Crystal Kaleidoscope (CCK) just to the right. We'll end this area at the far (right) end of the wall past CCK, with the testpiece Modern Times. Past this is the huge cleft and buttress of High Exposure.

Approach: For this area, use the
The CCK trail is just beyond the Andrew boulder. The next trail is [[High E]]112043498. , the
The new Arrow trail. The next trail is [[Hans' Puss]]111944318. , or just past that, the
The Hans' Puss trail. The next trail is [[CCK]]112043486 .

CCK and neighbors are approached by the next trail up from the carriage road -- the next trail after you spot the huge Twilight Zone roof, which is just next to Andrew.

Descent: The Arrow wall sports bolts at the clifftop where Three Doves and Annie Oh! meet, and at Arrow. There are bolts at the GT for Arrow; you can rappel the cliff with one rope via the Arrow bolts (watch rope ends on the last rappel), with minimal interference to ascending parties.

A pair of bolts is shared above the first pitch of Feast of Fools and Hans' Puss.

There is also a bolted rappel line at The Last Will Be First (three rappels with one rope), and many routes have anchors on trees.

There is a rappel line at No Glow (3 single-rope raps with a 60m rope).

Back in days of yore, the Arrow rappel went from a tree on the buttress to the right of the route, hanging free for almost two ropes' worth.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Arrow Wall - CCK

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 141
The Last Will Be First
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 164
Moonlight
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 397
Limelight
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 120
Hans' Puss
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 442
Arrow
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 379
Cascading Crystal Kaleidoscope (CCK)
Trad 3 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 272
Modern Times
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 185
Annie Oh!
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 201
Three Doves
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 161
CCK Direct
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 93
No Glow
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 87
Keep on Struttin'
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 158
Feast of Fools
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 66
Face to Face
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 117
Erect Direction
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Last Will Be First
 141
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Moonlight
 164
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Limelight
 397
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Hans' Puss
 120
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Arrow
 442
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Cascading Crystal Kaleidosc…
 379
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Modern Times
 272
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Annie Oh!
 185
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Three Doves
 201
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
CCK Direct
 161
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad 2 pitches
No Glow
 93
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Keep on Struttin'
 87
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Feast of Fools
 158
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Face to Face
 66
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Erect Direction
 117
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
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