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The Black Sea

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A Turtle to Far S 
Black Sea T,S 
Dead Mans Reach T,S 
Echolocation S 
Gods Bones S 
Incision, The T 
Jesters of Chaos T 
Wilman's Walkabout T 

The Black Sea Rock Climbing 

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The Black Sea includes all the routes from Jesters Of Chaos over to the route The Black Sea and all routes leading off the giant detached block above Ted, Ted Nugent.

This area is sunny, steep and well protected. Most of the routes above the block require only quick draws, runners and a few small cams from .25" to 1.5"

Getting There 

From the Lower Wall parking, follow the train tracks to the Country area. Walk to the far right of the clearing, near the start of GM (there may be a notice board up) and follow the obvious path uphill. After 10min you will come to a fork. The left fork leads to Blues Cliff and Middle Walls. Follow the right fork. After 3-5 more min you will come to a second fork. The left fork leads to the Upper Wall summit (also Little Elvis and Pajama Rock). In 8-10 more min you will be at the base of the Upper Wall. Cross the talus right and continue on the trail until it forks just before dropping downhill steeply. Take the left fork leading up hill toward the cliff.

Climbing Season

For the Upper Town Wall area.

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Black Sea

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Black Sea:
Wilman's Walkabout   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c A3     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches   
Black Sea   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 250'   
Echolocation   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Gods Bones   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   
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