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West-Northwest Face

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L to R R to L Alpha
Reusable Love Bag T 
Ridge, The T 
Right Side T 
Sympathetic Mind Fuck T 

West-Northwest Face Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,500'
Location: 40.13954, -105.48422 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JFM on Jun 1, 2016
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This section of the Piz Badille has The Ridge, Right Side, Sympathetic Mind Fuck, and Reusable Love Bag and faces WNW (i.e., towards the roadway).

Getting There 

From the parking area, this is the left face of the crag. Cross the stream and hike up the talus slopes.

Climbing Season

For the St. Vrain Canyons area.

Weather station 4.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in West-Northwest Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West-Northwest Face:
Right Side   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 600'   
The Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 500'   
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Featured Route For West-Northwest Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Todd Pett nearing the end of pitch 1 on the Piz Ba...

Right Side 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Colorado : Lyons : ... : West-Northwest Face
This route follows the right (south) edge of the main slab of the Piz Badille all the way to the top of the rock in four or five 50m pitches. It begins just left of the route "Sympathetic Mind Fuck", and one option is to start with that route and keep going (as Darin Lang mentioned).Start from the left side of a ledge about 50' above the base of the rock. This area is less than 100' from the south edge of the face and is most easily reached by scrambling up from the right.P1: Head...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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