Bartizan Wall from the Picket Fence
Huge wall to the South West of the Cathedral Spires. In the Shade a large amount of the time and like most of this area is windy a lot of the time.
Routes seem to be mostly more difficult on this wall and it looks very intimidating. Anybody with specific route information please post.
Approach from the Cathedral Spire's trailhead.
Weather station 6.3 miles from here
4 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Kevizan 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 350'
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The Naked Rib 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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A lesser known and rarely climbed needles classic. This route has plenty of exposure and run-outs on great face climbing. Only seven bolts on the 60m second pitch ;)1. 90' 5.8; Scramble up to the base, start original route on the E side following dihedrals and flakes. Or start up higher in the gully on the W side for shorter, easier, more direct approach. Belay at a large flake on a ledge. Single rack.2. 190' 5.10c; Straight up the rib, climb through short crux at t...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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By Tim McCabe
May 30, 2011
If this wall were any where else it would get tons of traffic, in the Needles not so much. When I first moved there in 89 I met Bruce Thompson who was on the FA of Window on the West. He took me up the Window and later we did Kevizan as well. I would say that Window on the West is a 3-4 star route Kevizan 2-3 the roof by itself would be a 4.
I did Window several more times and would highly recommend it.
The only other route that I got on was Crack of Earthly Delights, as I recall it was just OK. Never went back to it so that says something.
Even though it's not a spire this wall is well worth checking out.