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The Headwall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.66742, -107.52697 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Michael Schneiter on Apr 29, 2016
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The Headwall is the steep, impressive face that looms over the large ledge above the Original Overhangs.

Getting There 

Climb one of the Original Overhang routes to gain the ledge below the Headwall. You can climb Land of New Beginnings and traverse up and right. Or, you can climb Slabtastic for a more multi-pitch outing. Or, climb routes such as Brothers in Drilling, and then scramble above the anchor to reach the ledge.

Climbing Season

For the Glenwood Springs area.

Weather station 14.5 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For The Headwall

Motivation 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Colorado : Glenwood Springs : ... : The Headwall
Climb easy face to some broken rock to the base of a steep, slightly overhanging dihedral with orange rock. Stem, undercling, and delicately climb up the dihedral to some harder moves where you trend slightly left before a slight rest before the last moves to the anchor. This is a mega pitch....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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