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L to R R to L Alpha
Beaver Bones T 
Bolted One, The T,S 
Bursting Out S 
East of East St. Louis S 
King Snake S 
Off-Width Exam, The T,TR 
Sophomore, The S 
Splinter Faction S 
Tons of Fun T,S 
Unknown 2 T,S 

Exam Wall Rock Climbing 

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Popular area 150 yards south from West Fall. If we going south-west first are the wall with The Off-Width Exam crack on right site. At The Bolted One crack, the wall turning east and making corridor with the big, free standing Battle Axe Tower on left.

Getting There 

From the Gallery you fallow the trail below the cliff to West Falls and ca 500’ south from there. Or shorter, below Gallery down to south-west, through the small creek and few dozen steps to north site of Battle Axe Tower.

Climbing Season

For the Jackson Falls area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Exam Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Exam Wall:
The Sophomore   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   
Beaver Bones   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad   
Tons of Fun   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Sport   
The Bolted One   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R     Trad, Sport   
Bursting Out   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   
King Snake   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 65'   
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Featured Route For Exam Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: "King Snake"

King Snake 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b  Illinois : Jackson Falls : Exam Wall
A project given 5 stars in the guidebook, this has been sent since then. "Beautiful pockets leading to a steep slab top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in Illinois

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