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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, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Sep 8, 2006
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Looking at Chasm View from Broadway.

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Description 

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

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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: Beginning last pitch. Photo courtesy John Dickey, ...

Directissima 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Chasm View Wall
A great three pitch on Chasm View Wall, NOT on the Diamond. A good training route for the more committing lines of the Diamond, takes significantly less time to approach and descend (depending on descent taken). Approach Mills Glacier but instead of climbing the North Chimney to Broadway continue North on the glacier. Scramble up easy grassy ledges to beneath the middle of Chasm View Wall. Continue up and right to the bottom of an obvious grassy ledge beneath the right facing dihedral. P1: ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Photos of Chasm View Wall Slideshow Add Photo
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.