Guide's Wall Rock Climbing
Guide's Wall is the right most wall in Gus Fruh area. It is a short limestone wall often used by guides and beginners. All climbs can be top roped using bolted hangers at top which can be accessed from on either side by some scrambling.
There are two ways to enter the Gus Fruh and Guide's Wall areas. One entrance is off of S. Lamar onto Barton Skyway. Go to the 2nd 4 way stop, turn left. Park on the street near the "Barton Creek Greenbelt" sign. Enter trail, follow it down to the creek and cross the creek. Turn right on the trail on the other side of the creek and walk about 150 yds till you see rock wall with a cave at the bottom. The next wall on the left is Guide's Wall is next to Kingdom of Ging which is notable for its large cave about 7' high that runs the length of the base of the wall.
Climbing Season For the Gus Fruh area.
Weather station 3.5 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Guide's Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Guide's Wall:
Featured Route For Guide's Wall
Arete/Bulge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Texas
: Barton Creek Greenbelt
: ... : Guide's Wall
Presently, there are four bolted routes on Guide's Wall. This is the one farthest left.There are actually three ways to do this route:5.7 (Arete)-- Climb the face to the roof below the cave and pull up onto the big ledge next to the cave. Finish on the arete. Getting to the ledge feels harder than 188.8.131.52a (Bulge Lite)-- Pull up into the cave and traverse left onto the arete to finish.5.10b (Bulge)-- Pull the cave to the anchors.The bolt placements seem to suggest the 5.7 in...[more] Browse More Classics in Texas