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Wally World

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Wally World Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: David Evans on Apr 21, 2003
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Description 

Wally World may not quite be a destination area but is is sunny and warm most all the time as it faces SE. Wally George (5.9)is a slightly gritty dihedral to hand crack that is worth doing. The route Devil Inside (5.10c) is good but the pro is...well...BAD. If either old 1/4" bolt fails death would be a possibility. It is incorrectly shown in Al's book. He shows it traversing off on the ledge near the top. It actually goes up and right on the patina plates. This would be a very fun route with twice the bolts and I have been thinking about retro-bolting it.


Getting There 

Drive south from Cap Rock towards Keys View for 1.4 miles to a turnout on the left. There is an exibit here. This is the largest and highest of the formations to the east, a bit less than 1/4 mile.


Climbing Season

For the Cap Rock Area area.

Weather station 11.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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