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Snakes Head / S Wall

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Snakes Head / S Wall Rock Climbing 


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Seven soloists on Snake's Head (5.5X).

Description 

The formation on the point that lookis like a snakes head. S-Wall has the unique S rock deposit in the middle of the face. It can be easy to see from the parking lot.

Getting There 

Approach by boulder hopping up to the base or traverse in from the right. From the parking lot the Snakes head is the most recognizable formation of the area.

Climbing Season

For the Quartz Mountain area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Snakes Head / S Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Snakes Head / S Wall:
Snakes Head   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a X     Trad, 150'   
Bourbon Street   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 150'   
Snakes Head Dihedral   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 2 pitches   
S-Wall   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Sport, 2 pitches, 220'   
Moose Head   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Snakes Head / S Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Barritt, near the belay

Bourbon Street 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  OK : Quartz Mountain : Snakes Head / S Wall
The first bolted route at Quartz. You might rope up for the climb to the ledge being 5.6/7. Start at the two-bolt belay and then work up past a couple of bolts and into a stance below a crack. Then climb up past the chimney and to another bolt to easy climbing above....[more]   Browse More Classics in OK

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By Herndon
Jan 17, 2016
Put in a piece of pro in the dihedral above the start. The crux is a very balancey move. After you get your hands into the hand crack, it is over. The hand crack is easy. Apparently a hold broke off at the crux, because this used to be easier. Short and fun.