Elevation: 6,427 ft
GPS: 40.4475, -111.7003
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Shared By: Perin Blanchard on Apr 29, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C
Access Issue: Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details

Description

A wall of varied character, with many pockets, and with slightly less-than vertical rock on the left (uphill), and steeply overhanging rock near the right (downhill) side. The downhill side is buttressed by a striking arete with a lovely-looking .12c that runs along the arete.

A number of lines have been added to this wall since the Ruckman guide was published. In particular, note that the left-most lines are not the 5.10 and 5.10d listed in the guidebook. To orient yourself, look downhill from the left-most lines and find a blue streak with a large oblong pocket just above and to the right of a second bolt. This line is the 5.10 named Serpentine in the guidebook.

Sundance (5.10c) and Afterglow (5.10d), both listed in the guidebook are lines that climb through a section of obvious pockets near the ground and for the first couple of bolts.

Getting There

Approach per the main page; following the more-used-appearing trail to the right below the short band of cliffs that guard the main, south-facing wall will deposit you at the wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at West-facing Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 13
Remembrance Day
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 12
Sundance
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Tai chi
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 6
More than This?
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 6
Germ Free
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Hanky Head
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Kuru
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 6
Maritime
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Bermuda Shorts
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 4
Silent World
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Remembrance Day
 13
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Sundance
 12
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Tai chi
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
More than This?
 6
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Germ Free
 6
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Hanky Head
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Kuru
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Maritime
 6
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Bermuda Shorts
 4
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Silent World
 4
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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