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Elevation: 6,416 ft
GPS: 39.73748, -105.31957
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Low Wire is a quiet crag beneath the busy lines of High Wire. It has great rock and a nice selection of grades. Low Wire is deeper in the canyon and receives less sun. It gets afternoon shade. Please be aware of loose rock in the area to use caution and careful footing to avoid and slipping/falls or other loose rock catastrophes.

L->R:

A. The Grizz, 13, 1p, 50', bolts.
B. Land of the Lost, 11, 1p, 90', bolts.
CD. Fly Low, 12-, 1p, 100', bolts.
D. Fly High, 9, 1p, 45', bolts.
E1. Vagini Direct, 11+, 1p, 65', bolts.
E2. Vagini, 10, 1p, 65', bolts.
F. Badgersaurus, 12-, 1p, 40', bolts.
GH. Groove Town, 12-, 1p, 35', bolts.
H. Pound Town, 12, 1p, 35', bolts.

Getting There Suggest change

Park on the east side of Tunnel 2 across from the New River Wall using the same parking as Highlander, High Wire, Right Wire, etc. Walk to the tunnel, cross the road, and climb up the scramble to the base of the High Wire crag. After passing the very large overhanging roof that covers half of the main sector of High Wire (on your right), scramble downhill to find a few bolted lines and a fixed line that will start at the base of Vagini (5.10c). The approach time is ~15 minutes.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Low Wire

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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 36
Fly High
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 87
Vagini
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 30
Land of the Lost
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 29
Vagini Direct
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 148
Badgersaurus
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 88
Fly Low
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 21
Pound Town
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 21
The Grizz
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Fly High
 36
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Vagini
 87
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Land of the Lost
 30
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Vagini Direct
 29
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Badgersaurus
 148
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Fly Low
 88
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Pound Town
 21
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
The Grizz
 21
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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