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Elevation: 6,917 ft
GPS: 38.6318, -105.22196
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Shared By: Aaron Glasenapp on Mar 17, 2022
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description Suggest change

This continuous section of Cactus Cliff is stacked with great routes, such as the Beach routes, Lats Don't have Feelings, Gravitations, The French Are Here, and Dihedrus. It is arbitrarily divided at the popular Muscle Beach on the left and ends at an obvious break in the continuity of the cliff at the right. You'll know you've reached the end of this wall, because the trail diverges away from the immediate cliff base, and the cliff develops an obvious broken ledge at half height.

Getting There Suggest change

Take the Cactus Cliff trail from The Bank Campground. The standard trail puts you at the base of Cactus Cliff a little to the right of Lats Don't Have Feelings.

Orientation at Cactus Cliff:

Far Left

Left (YOU ARE HERE)

Central Ledges

Right

Far Right

34 Total Climbs

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Location: B. Cactus Cliff Left (Muscle Beach & right) Change
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Classic Climbing Routes at Cactus Cliff Left (Muscle Beach & right)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 585
Dihedrus
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 236
Third Stage
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 233
Christmas Tree
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 449
Wadsworth Boulevard
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 584
Muscle Beach
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 211
Dereliction Affliction
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 403
Lats Don't Have Feelings
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 217
Gravitations
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 84
Under A Blood Red Wall
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 214
Hot Beach
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 113
Blade Runner
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 39
New Ethics
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 147
Tits Up
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 39
Afterburner
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 132
The French Are Here
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dihedrus
 585
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Third Stage
 236
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Christmas Tree
 233
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Wadsworth Boulevard
 449
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Muscle Beach
 584
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Dereliction Affliction
 211
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Lats Don't Have Feelings
 403
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Gravitations
 217
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Under A Blood Red Wall
 84
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Hot Beach
 214
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Blade Runner
 113
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
New Ethics
 39
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Tits Up
 147
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Afterburner
 39
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
The French Are Here
 132
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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