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Routes in The Arch Wall

Arch Enemy S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Arch Rival S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Doppelganger S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Elitist's Demise S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Flesh and Blood S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Lost Soul S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Nine Lives S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
One Taste S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Pain Drops S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Red Hot Love S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Righteous Indignation S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Secrets and Lies S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Secrets and Lies extension S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Slow Roasted S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Soul Train S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Towering Inferno S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
White Soul Power S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Darl Biniaz, Todd Goss
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Shared By: Perin Blanchard on Oct 31, 2010
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Private Land Owned by Teck Cominco Mining Co Details


A steadily-steepening route with a pumpy, reachy crux on less-than-totally-positive holds.

Start up a dirty, crumbling alcove to the first bolt, wondering if the edges you are stepping on in order to clip the first bolt will crumble into oblivion. Continue up and right through three more bolts using large pockets to an enormous, deep pocket (it'll swallow most of your arm).

The fifth bolt and the crux lurk above; figure out how to get to more positive territory with initially inobvious holds and poor feet.

Through the crux, breathe a sigh of relief while trying to figure out the final moves to the anchors.

The Goss guidebook reports that continuing above the rap anchors to another set of anchors clocks in at .12d.


On the left side of the right alcove of The Arch Wall, the first bolt is located above a loose, dark brown alcove at what appears at first glance to be an uncomfortably high level. The subsequent bolts trend up and right.


5 bolts, rap hanger anchors.


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Eric Godfrey
slc, ut
Eric Godfrey   slc, ut
Hard to figure out, hard to find key holds. I'm pretty sure I figured out the easiest way to do it but it still felt more like .11b to me on the send. Dec 9, 2010