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Guide Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.87553, -79.26785 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Nicholas Kurland on Dec 23, 2015
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Guide Wall includes a South-facing area (Sunshine Wall) and East-facing area (Ninja Wall), which get varied sun due to orographic features of the canyon. Ample sport climbs up to 90', with may interspersed mixed and trad lines along the extremities of Guide Wall.

Getting There 

Follow directions to Long Branch Wall parking area to locate a few parking spaces straddling a dry creek bed. The trailhead is 50 yards north of parking, immediately R of the creek bed. Follow a diffuse trail with a few switchbacks for 10 minutes up to the crag base.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.1 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Guide Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Guide Wall:
Zendo   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Sport, 50'   Zendo Wall
5.8+ Arete   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 80'   Sunshine Wall (Guide Wall)
Guide's 11   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 65'   Sunshine Wall (Guide Wall)
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Featured Route For Guide Wall

Guide's 11 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a  WV : Smoke Hole Canyon : ... : Sunshine Wall (Guide Wall)
Climb the face for 40 feet alternating between reachy pockets and bolts, to an excellent arm bar rest beneath a small roof. Pull the technical crux on a thin right-facing flake and very thin crimps to cruise up to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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By TyrelJ
From: Alexandria, VA
Oct 4, 2016
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