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Elevation: 8,463 ft
GPS: 37.77231, -106.40243
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Shared By: A Lee on Sep 11, 2017
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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This beautiful, south-facing sport wall in the San Luis Valley features steep routes that are ~80 feet long.

The routes are still cleaning up - helmets and mindful belay locations are recommended (don't stand directly under the climber).

Raptors & red-tail hawks nest here late spring through early summer. We've seen remnants of violent & aggressive projectile raptor poos all over the base of the cliff towards the end of raptor closures. Please avoid this crag during raptor season. The closure is generally from mid-May through mid-July.

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High clearance is recommended but not necessary. 

From County Road 15, turn north onto FS 665. The 665 is unmarked, and the turn will sneak up on you. If coming from the east, look for the left turn after a stop sign on your left.

Drive 3 miles, and veer left to stay on FS 665. Drive another 2.5 miles on the road, and the wall will be on your right.

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Classic Climbing Routes at English Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
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Big Monkey Left
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Me, Tarzan
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Big Monkey Right
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Big Monkey Left
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5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Me, Tarzan
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Big Monkey Right
 6
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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