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Chasm View Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 13,000'
Location: 40.25767, -105.61491 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Sep 8, 2006


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This is one of the more sunny walls of Long's Peak and thus the rock season is longer. It is relatively short, so the commitment level is reduced; however, don't underestimate the wall, as folks have been benighted here crashing in on folks camped in the Boulder Field. It sports nearly 20 routes that are 4-7 pitches in length. In early season, there can be snow at the base of this wall.

Some of the more popular routes include: Babies R Us, 5.12a; Royal Flush, 5.11c; Red Wall, 5.10a, Middle Path, 5.11b; Directissima, 5.10a; & Martha, M3.

Descent is probably easiest along the Camel, class 3 to the R.

Getting There 

Most approach this area from Long's Area trailhead off CO Hwy 7. Hike up to Chasm Lake, 4.5 mi. Ascend scree/boulders to the base of this wall up & right past Chasm Lake.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.9 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Chasm View Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Chasm View Wall:
Directissima   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches   
Red Wall   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600'   
Babies R' Us   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600'   
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Featured Route For Chasm View Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Ben Collett pawing in the crux.

Babies R' Us 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13  Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : Chasm View Wall
This is a fantastic route on clean rock. It is good for a shorter/warmer alternative to the Diamond or a hard man start as an alternative to the North Chimney. It has some solid runouts, but the bolts are where you need them for the hard climbing. Pitch 1. Smear some delicate slab moves up to the first bolt, clip it, and take a deep breath. Head straight up the obvious weakness, aiming for a pin in a shallow, left-facing corner up and right. Clip this pin, move up and right out of the corner...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: Chasm View. Find the climbers!
Chasm View. Find the climbers!
Rock Climbing Photo: Chasm View Wall, photo: Bob Horan.
Chasm View Wall, photo: Bob Horan.
Rock Climbing Photo: Nice views of the Diamond on the approach here. Ka...
Nice views of the Diamond on the approach here. Ka...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the initial descent to reach the Side...
BETA PHOTO: Looking down the initial descent to reach the Side...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking over and down on Chasm View from on the Di...
Looking over and down on Chasm View from on the Di...
Rock Climbing Photo: Chasm View Wall.
Chasm View Wall.

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By ejesse
From: Colorado Springs
Jul 12, 2016
Anyone climb the Invisible Wall free? I'd be excited to hear about the 11+ R pitch, specifically where that R is, and any other beta from someone who has climbed it.

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