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Routes in Berlin Wall

Blitzkreig T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
Checkpoint Bravo S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Dachau S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
East Germany S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Eastern Promises S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Fall of the Wall S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Interrogation S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Irrigation S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Walpurgisnacht S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Waterboarding S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Dan Hare, Michael Gilbert
Page Views: 797 total, 7/month
Shared By: Pinklebear on Aug 28, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is the leftmost route on Berlin Wall, starting on black rock just right of the gully/crack. Rossiter's book shows it as only having one bolt, but there are four (maybe some were added later, though all the hardware looks old). Multiple tricky cruxes, balancey, and technical.

You'll encounter a long runout above the last bolt (we only TR'ed it, but it looks spicy) -- though you could clip the last bolt on Dachau for further protection up high.

Perfect rock, though the top is quite licheny and needs traffic/brushing. A great pitch. Four bolts to ring-and-chain anchors up over the ledge. Not exactly easy for the grade.

Location

Far left side of the Berlin Wall, just right of the corner/gully.

Protection

Quickdraws.

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Nice work on the bolt replacement - when I was on this route early in the summer of 2008 the bolts were definitely old. Long long runout to the top - not knowing anything about the wall I traversed right to anchors over Fall of the Wall. Aug 31, 2009
Dan Levison
Boulder, CO
Dan Levison   Boulder, CO
I rebolted this route today replacing the old, rusted hardware with modern hardware (Hilti SS KB 3s and Metolius SS hangers). This route is now the primary warm-up on the wall. Thanks to Roy Barnes for his assistance with the bolt removal and patching. Sep 5, 2008