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Dirty Wall  Rock Climbing 

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Location: 36.73445, -114.78819 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jonathan Siegrist on Feb 17, 2014
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The Dirty Wall is most often passed up on a climbers hike into the Swamp Cave, but one of these days you should drop your rope here and enjoy one of the best 5.12 walls in the South West. With outstanding rock quality, clean route (despite the name) and a nice variety of 5.12 you will definitely not be disappointed.

Getting There 

Enter the canyon and walk as you would for the Swamp Cave, after a right twist in the canyon walls (about 5 or so minutes into the canyon) look to your left for the main Dirty Wall sector. Chalk, bolts and climbs should be easily recognizable.

Climbing Season

For the Arrow Canyon area.

Weather station 20.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Dirty Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dirty Wall :
Dirty Brian   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Dirty Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Planet Gone Mad

Planet Gone Mad 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Nevada : Arrow Canyon : Dirty Wall
An amazing pitch. Small crimps, ledges - fun footwork and a few exciting run outs make this a must do for the Arrow Climber at this difficulty. Not to be missed. Hard for the grade. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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By Jonathan Siegrist
From: his truck
Feb 17, 2014
This wall is sick! I'd walked past it so many times but finally stopped and did a few of the routes. All of them were outstanding. Rock quality, movement and features were every bit as good as the Swamp Cave rigs if not better. Not to be missed.

Looking at the East Facing cliff (left side as you walk in) the route grades are:

12a, 12c, 12b, 12d (Planet Gone Mad), 12c, 12c

By Choncho
Apr 24, 2017
Impressive wall! Climbs better than it looks.

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