Hidden Valley Wall Rock Climbing
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Hidden Valley wall from the approach. The horizon...
Hidden Valley Wall is a beautiful cliff offering 19 routes from 5.8 to 5.11b with a 20 minute approach. Most routes are traditional crack climbs in the 5.9 to 5.10 range. The cliff faces West. Descents involve either a walk off or rappels. Approach via the Access Fund trail starting below the Sunday Wall. This area has some excellent climbing and very few crowds, please treat it with respect.
Approach as for Sunday Wall by driving 2.4 miles west of Divide Road parking in a pull-out on the right hand side of the road. Cross the fence and follow the Access Fund trail to the base of Sunday Wall and continue on. Walk East passing the Fortress Wall and continue to Hidden Valley Wall.
Climbing Season For the The Access Fund Trailhead area.
Weather station 16.9 miles from here
17 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Hidden Valley Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hidden Valley Wall:
Featured Route For Hidden Valley Wall
Illusions 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CO
: Grand Junction Area
: ... : Hidden Valley Wall
Pitch 1:Start up a series of ledges with easy climbing, and a bit of bush whacking and gain the dihedral. Start up the dihedral with a thin crack and some good ledges on the left hand wall. Move up to a stance below a flake on the right side. Protect with a finger sized cam. Then move up using laybacks, first one way followed by the other. Gain a small pocket in the crack and protect. Then finish with great fingers in the corner to a ledge with a two bolt anchor.Pitch 2:Start from the righ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
As seen from the Fortress Wall.
By Morgan Beasty
Apr 27, 2014
A 20 minute approach if you're a marathon runner. For the rest of us mortals who suffer from mortality, see this approach as considerable longer. Allow twice the time if you're a near mortal.