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Fallen Idol /Face Dancer + Wave/Moss Cave

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Billie Idol (aka "Fallen Idol" p.2) S 
Blessed Saint Yabo S 
Calling Saint Fiacre S 
Confessions of a Mask S 
Diemos S 
Eros S 
Face Dancer S 
Fallen Idol S 
Fallen Idol (Pt I), The S 
Good Luck Mr. Gorsky S 
Kamiakin S 
MaskaBait S 
No More Heroes S 
Poagie Bait S 
Smoke Shapes S 
Travelling Menagerie, The S 
Winds of War S 

Fallen Idol /Face Dancer + Wave/Moss Cave Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,500'
Location: 42.74033, -108.83999 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on May 31, 2006
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Col at the third bolt with the Fallen Idol Pillar ...


This area includes a steep cave of hard routes, and a beautiful vertical face on the right side. The cave goes by the names "Wave Cave" (in Lander Rock) and "Moss Cave" (in Lander Sport Climbs). Similarly, the wall to the right is referred to as "Fallen Idol" in the former guide and "Face Dancer Wall" in the latter. Whatever the name, this is a nice clean section of wall with a selection of good 5.10 to 5.11a routes, and the neighboring cave has a handful of stout lines climbing out its right side. The shady and cool cave has amazing acoustics which amplify the Popo Agie (river in the canyon). The cave seeps from time to time and is not as clean or as impressive as the mighty Killer Cave.

Routes to do here include The Fallen Idol (Pt I) (5.5), Billie Idol (aka "Fallen Idol" p.2) (5.8), No More Heroes (5.10c), Eros (5.10d), Fallen Idol (11a), Face Dancer (11a), Confessions of a Mask (5.12d), Good Luck Mr. Gorsky (5.13b/c) and Smoke Shapes (5.14a).

Getting There 

Fallen Idol is located just to the left of the Hardware Wall, easily identified by the detached pillar that bounds these two walls. This pillar is 'the Fallen Idol'.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Fallen Idol /Face Dancer + Wave/Moss Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Fallen Idol /Face Dancer + Wave/Moss Cave:
Face Dancer   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Confessions of a Mask   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Face Dancer 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Wyoming : Sinks Canyon : Fallen Idol /Face Dancer + ...
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