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Gecko Wall Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Michael Schneiter on Mar 11, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Gecko Wall, East Canyon.

Description 

This short cliff offers four quality routes on excellent limestone. Kapoopsie is perhaps the best 5.10 (of the two in the area) if you're looking for a 5.10 warmup.

Getting There 

The Gecko Wall is the first wall you come to on the approach. Stay left on the approach trail after crossing the drainage and you'll be there.

Climbing Season

For the Glenwood Canyon area.

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Rock Climbing Photo: Kapoopsie on the Gecko Wall.

Kapoopsie 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Colorado : Glenwood Springs : ... : Gecko Wall
Kapoopsie is a quality line whose only drawback is that it's short. Start on the right side of the alcove in the middle of the alcove and climb the crack feature that trends up and right. Where the crack ends climb up the face, encountering the crux at the fourth and final bolt. Staying right, and on the face proper, at the fourth bolt is a little harder but cleaner and better. You can also step left into a large crack for an easier, but dirtier finish. This is probably the best warmup in the ar...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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