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The Great Awakening Wall

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Awakening Wall, The T 
Sawed Off Heads Variation T 

The Great Awakening Wall Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,329'
Location: 46.31112, -114.25046 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Up canyon from the Stranger than Friction Wall and behind No Sweat Arete lies the Great Awakening Wall. Standing over 1000' tall, this wall is a beautiful piece of stone. Rock quality gets better as you climb higher on the wall. The Great Awakening Wall sits on the right edge, and slightly in front of Mill Creek's mega wall, the Bittersweet.

Getting There 

Follow the Mill Creek Approach. At the top of the hill, continue left, following the faint climbers trail uphill to a small wall. Find a right trending, bushy ramp leading to the upper talus gully. At this point you have a clear view of the wall up and right. Work your way up the talus until below a small wall at the foot of the GAW. Here you will find mandatory fifth class terrain, with the path of least resistance being a blocky step on the left. Once through the short fifth class step, carefully traverse right to the base of the GAW. Expect 1.5-2 hours for the approach.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in The Great Awakening Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Great Awakening Wall:
The Awakening Wall   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1000'   
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Sawed Off Heads Variation 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Montana : Mill Creek : The Great Awakening Wall
The Sawed Off Heads Variation of The Awakening Wall splits from AW on pitch two, rejoining after two independent pitches. The two SOH corner pitches are long and strong! Pitch 1-(5.8 DFU) Starting at the toe of the Great Awakening Wall, climb up and just right on very easy ground. The rock is not of terrible nature, but offers very little worthwhile gear for a ways. No bolts. Make your way into a small weakness system, find gear, and cruise to the grassy ledge.Pitch 2-(5.7R) Climb up the small b...[more]   Browse More Classics in Montana

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