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The Bauhaus Wall is about as obscure as it gets at Rifle with it's 3-minute approach and protective screen of trees. Thusly, anything rad you send here will probably go un-noticed, so consider wisely before commiting yourself to one of the wall's many ultra-long, mega-hard projects. The wall can basically be broken into two sectors: the warm-up sector out left, which includes three quality 5.11's, two nice 5.12's and a bouldering cave; and the Bauhaus proper, which begins with the hanging prow of Gomorrah (13d) and cruises right past Rifle's hardest route, Tomfoolery (14b), and a handful of other 13/13+ desperates.
The Bauhaus Wall is about mid-way between the Wasteland and the Ruckman Cave, if this makes any sense. It is the first huge crag on your left past the Skull Cave, and is just up-canyon from an impressive water-spout/ice-cave feature with a huge dead log leaning against it. There is a pull-out on the right with a Porta-potty just past a talus slide, or you can park on the left at a picnic area (best not to park here on weekends as people actually use it). Cross the bridge, walk upstream about a minute then duck left on a climber's trail through the thick foliage (nettles). The first route you see is Roadside Prophet (13d), which climbs out the pocketed wave/cave overhead.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bauhaus Wall:
Choss Temple Pilots 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport
Sigue Sigue Sputnik 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Hurl Jam 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch
Baby Brothers 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
The Brothers Carrutherzov 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch
Twisted Sister 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Der Stihl 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch
Squeal to Stihl 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Huge 5.13d 8b 31 X E8 7a Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
Gomorrah 5.13d 8b 31 X E8 7a Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Gropius 5.13d 8b 31 X E8 7a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Roadside Prophet 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ E8 7a Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Girl Talk 5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- E9 7b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
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