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The Brown Wall

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Braille Trail, The S 
Bust 'er Hymen T 
Chocolate Thunder S 
Crocodile Tears T 
Dragonfly T 
Fractured Fairytale T 
Game of Drones T 
Gator Boy TR 
Gay Blade S 
Legacy, The S 
May Divorce Be With You T 
New Vector T 
Pat Me'groinagin T 
Penetrators, The T 
Reptile T 
Reptile Tears T 
Sampler Plate T 
Shadow, The S 
Smausser Traverse Thing... T,S 
Spark, The T 
Stegosaur T 
Thunderstruck T 
Zorro T 

The Brown Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.1994, -105.21801 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Brown Wall was the start of climbing at Thunder Ridge. Steve Cheyney led Reptile - 5.10 and the rest as they say....
There is lots of sun here. Gator skin texture of the stone is awesome. Several routes are in this area.

Getting There 

The Brown Wall is up behind the lower canyons. It is most easily reached by climbing up out of the back end of the Wasp Canyon.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',6],['5.11',7],['5.12',6],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',1],['',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 The Brown Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Brown Wall:
Dragonfly   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Reptile   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Fractured Fairytale   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
Reptile Tears   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Zorro   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Gay Blade   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Smausser Traverse Thing...   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Bust 'er Hymen   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Crocodile Tears   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Chocolate Thunder   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
The Penetrators   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Shadow   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Thunderstruck   5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Trad, 2 pitches, 135'   
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Featured Route For The Brown Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Kevin Stricker on Bust 'er Hymen.

Bust 'er Hymen 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13  CO : South Platte : ... : The Brown Wall
Bust 'er was the first set of bolts drilled at Thunder. Climb face moves up to a " pork chop" shape plate, pull hard here to get to the crack above. (crux) Mid -to- hard 5.11. Around corner left of Brown Wall....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Photos of The Brown Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking south from the Brown Wall.
Looking south from the Brown Wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: A different view of the goodness.
A different view of the goodness.

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