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Duke's Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.69316, -105.37698 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron Martinuzzi on Sep 3, 2009
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Description 

Duke's Wall is the overhanging, west-facing aspect of Crystal Wall, and is home to some of the steepest climbing offered in the Poudre Canyon. Be ready to fight the pump on these tough sport routes.

Getting There 

Follow the main trail through the talus to the southwest corner of the North Face, and continue up the trail through scree to the base of Duke's Wall.

Climbing Season

For the Crystal Wall area.

Weather station 7.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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 Duke's Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Duke's Wall:
The General Lee   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
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Featured Route For Duke's Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: The route.

The General Lee 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a  Colorado : Fort Collins : ... : Duke's Wall
This route is steep, ugly, scary and frustrating. Not for the faint of heart. If you work up the courage you'll need to be fast to avoid death from the evil pump. One rest spot, grip for the good (but not good enough) holds and steep rock technique are needed for survival. Crux comes when clipping the 6th bolt. Watch out for some lose and dirty rock, which may degrade how many stars the route should get but I'm optimistic. Watch out on the ramp leading up the "actual route" it requires more tech...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By Bal Rau
From: Denver, Colorado
Apr 26, 2012
What is the route left of Gool Ol' Boys ?

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