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Satellite Wall Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: KrisFiore on Sep 26, 2011
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  • Description 

    The Satellite Wall is more developed than the main wall and it is very small compared to it's bigger brother. The base area and clifftop are more manageable, thus descending routes/setting up TRs is possible without breaking too much of a sweat. A few of the classic routes are Dawson's Corner (5.7) and Gemini Dream (5.8).

    Many of the routes follow obvious crack systems and corners though there are a few face routes, and one spectacular unfinished project (has been TR'd, but awaits a redpoint ascent) called "Chainsaw Reaction" that tackles a razor-sharp overhanging arête. Care must be taken on the summit of this cliff to avoid additional erosion. Routes are described left to right.

    (Chris Duca on Sep 26, 2011)
    Updated April 2016

    Getting There 

    Follow aforementioned directions for Bone.

    Climbing Season

    For the Bolton Area area.

    Weather station 7.3 miles from here

    3 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]


    Featured Route For Satellite Wall

    Gemini Dream 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  VT : Bolton Area : ... : Satellite Wall
    A great moderate crack/corner climb to the top of the cliff! Start midway across the Satellite Wall at an all-too-obvious left-facing corner capped by a small, but imposing roof at the top. Climb up the corner to the roof, take a breath, and pull directly over the roof to better hold and the top. Belay from the trees....[more]   Browse More Classics in VT

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    Rock Climbing Photo: A wide angle of Satellite Wall at Bone Mountain.
    A wide angle of Satellite Wall at Bone Mountain.

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