Elevation: 1,495 ft
GPS: 38.876, -79.268 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nick Kurland on Dec 23, 2015 with improvements by ChewiePDX
Admins: Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones
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Description

Guide Wall includes a South-facing area (Sunshine Wall) and East-facing area (Ninja Wall), which get varied sun due to orographic features of the canyon. Ample sport climbs up to 90', with may interspersed mixed and trad lines along the extremities of Guide Wall.

Getting There

Follow directions to Long Branch Wall parking area to locate a few parking spaces straddling a dry creek bed. The trailhead is 50 yards north of parking, immediately R of the creek bed. Follow a diffuse trail with a few switchbacks for 10 minutes up to the crag base.

26 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Guide Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
5.8+ Arete
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
Guide's 8
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 5
Zendo
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Pockets Full of Sunshine
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Hawk
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Hummingbird
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Never Ending Story
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Nine In The Corner
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Guide's 10b
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Carpe Diem
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Guide's 10 (George's Dilemma)
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Black Hanger
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
Guide's 11
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
5.8+ Arete Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Guide's 8 Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Zendo Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Sport
Pockets Full of Sunshine Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Hawk Ninja Wall
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Hummingbird Ninja Wall
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Never Ending Story Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Nine In The Corner Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Guide's 10b Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Carpe Diem Ninja Wall
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Guide's 10 (George's Dilemma) Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Black Hanger Ninja Wall
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Guide's 11 Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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