Shadow Wall Rock Climbing
Routes in Shadow Wall
|Double Squeeze T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Earth Angel T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|First Thing in the Spring T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Frigid Digits S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Heavy Nova T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Lunar Eclipse S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Moby Sue T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13|
|Shadows of the Past S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a|
|Stone Cold S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Tenacious D T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Shared By:||Trevor Bowman on May 17, 2011|
DescriptionA secluded zone that pretty much represents the end of the developed climbing on the first band of the trailside walls. It lies just beyond the Music Wall and the small and obscure Upper Limits Wall sits above its left side. Not much traffic on this wall, despite some great Canyon sport and trad lines.
Getting ThereThe traditional approach took one of several steep erosion chutes directly up to the wall from the main hiking trail. This is still the most direct method, but it certainly isn't the most pleasant.
A new approach involves skirting the base of the cliffs on a cleared path from Big Bird Wall (see approach under that wall description). From the staging area under Edwards Crack and Big Bird, simply contour along the cliffs. This path is pretty well defined to Gecko Stubbs Wall, then becomes less so. Hopefully more traffic and some continued maintenance will improve it in the near future. Although more circuitous, this approach minimizes erosion and any nasty loose uphill, and you can ogle all the climbs up close on the walk.
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