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The Whisper Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,700'
Location: 35.2728, -111.51127 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, JJ Schlick, Luke Bertelsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Apr 5, 2015
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Shuggie enjoying some downtime at the Whisper Wall


The Whisper Wall is a complex of enticing stone, shapeshifting angles, and majestic colors. A near constant whisper of wind whipping through the canyon, on all but the calmest days, helps remind you that this is a full mountain venue.

This area is actually just up hill and east of the Main Wall, and might take a five minute walk/scramble to access the base of the wall. There is a very rudimentary trail.

Routes range from 85' to 100', though do to the nature of the crag, having a 70 meter rope is a real advantage.

Getting There 

From the Main Wall, above Solitaire hike up the round about trail, to a large boulder. Follow faint, loose, choked switchbacks up a gulley moving to words the canyon, but up hill. Some scrambling through a notch, and over a giant log will lead you to the base of the wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Whisper Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Whisper Wall:
Up Drafting   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
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Featured Route For The Whisper Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Up Drafting climbs the shallow double arête down ...

Up Drafting 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : The Whisper Wall
Up Drafting is an eye catching pitch, loaded with bomber rock, unique terrain, and technical climbing for the grade. Add to that some sweet exposure on the arête up high, and you've got yourself a deluxe warm up, that you maybe should have warmed up for....Start on large jumble of boulders in the center of the wall. A couple quick moves up a distinct rail leads to the first bolt. Enjoy the sculpted holds on the dual arête, then move left. Scamper up to a sloping break.Some clever stemming, and...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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