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Routes in Kaleidoscope Wall

Black Canary T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Blue Lightning T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Candy Striper S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Cheshire Cat T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dope On a Rope S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Down the Rabbit Hole T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dragons in the Desert T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Fantasia S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Flying Purple People Eater T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Glass Menagerie, The S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Hank's Death Star T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
House of Cards T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Mess, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Murder Train T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
No Escape S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Pika Strikes Back, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Purple Haze T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Queen of Hearts T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shattered Reality T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Description [Suggest Change]

Kaleidoscope Wall has the best intermediate climbing on Grand Mesa, offering the longest routes, easiest kid and dog friendly approach, good rock, and a beautiful setting. The left side has steep mixed and sport lines while the right has mellower trad lines with typical Grand Mesa excitement and spice.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

From the "Y" at the top of Land's End Road, continue 3.3 miles east, and park at a large asphalt pulloff on the right. Hike down FS trail 702 for ~5-7 minutes passing several switchbacks to an old, mostly dead pine tree at the end of a long straightaway. From the pine tree, head toward the obvious cliff following the primitive trail.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Kaleidoscope Wall

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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Candy Striper
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Candy Striper
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
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Julius Grisette
Carbondale
Julius Grisette   Carbondale
Wear orange during hunting season when camping up there.

Awesome little cliff! Nov 7, 2016

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