Royal Arch Wall Rock Climbing
This sector has a good concentration of routes and will tend to be busy on crowded weekends.
From Lovely Tower: Continue following the bluff line until you come to an arching roof with a large concentration of bolted routes.
From Dog Walk: Continue past Yosemite Slab and look for a series of bolted lines that start a top a shelf.
Weather station 5.1 miles from here
17 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Royal Arch Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Royal Arch Wall:
Pete's Lead 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Royal Arch Wall
Hunters Arrow 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
: Jackson Falls
: Royal Arch Wall
This is a fun route especially on lead. The guide book says that it is a 5.10a but I would give it a 5.9 just because the main face is mostly slab with great stances and plenty of places to rest. Also I climbed this when the rock was wet inside the crack and it was still an easy climb for me. The crux is at the very top when you have to pull around and behind the prominent point.The only bad thing about the route is that rope drag is almost unavoidable especially if you're setting a TR....[more] Browse More Classics in Illinois