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Routes in Orange Wall

Geneius S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Get a Haircut Doug T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hazmat T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Heart of Darkness T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Rico's Maildrop S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Rock Jihad S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Tatanka T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 552 total, 10/month
Shared By: D B on May 20, 2013
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones, Shawn Heath

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Description

The meat of this route is at the bottom. You can start below the first bolt (a good hold broke here while we were on it, so it is probably a bit harder), or ~6 ft to the left. Clip the only two bolts on the route, and pump your way through some typical New River Gorge not-really-crack-climbing. After this, enjoy easier gear protected climbing to the anchors.

Location

Far left end of Orange Wall, right of Tatanka and Rock Jihad. Very distinct 20 ft crack at the bottom

Protection

2 bolts, gear, Metolius rap anchors

Photos

Joseph Crotty
Broomfield, CO
Joseph Crotty   Broomfield, CO
The top two thirds consists of climbing on a bunch of really cool microwave oven sized plates. A medium sized sampling of cams up to #1 Camalot provide pro in mostly horizontal seams between plates. A tad heady but really fun after the crux. May 20, 2013