Beyond Civilization wall hosts 9 routes from 5.8-5.11, with the majority being in 5.8-5.9 range. The wall is west-facing and receives AM shade and PM sun. Typically there is an updraft from the valley that becomes stronger in the afternoon, occasionally creating gusty winds.
From Grand Junction drive south on US Highway 50 for ~13 miles and turn east (left) onto Kannah Creek Road. Stay on the main road following the signs to Land's End for ~18 miles. The road will "Y" once you've reached the top of the mountain, keep right and drive 0.6 miles and park at a cattle guard. Follow the fence line to the edge of the cliff and locate Metolius rappel hangers and rappel in. Drive time is ~1 hour.
9 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Beyond Civilization Wall:
3rd Dimension 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Rapa Nui 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Web of Life 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Tribal Wisdom 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
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Another Story 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Beyond Civilization Wall
This route tackles a low bulge to some delicate moves ending with a jug and passing a roof to a pocketed headwall. It has great movement on good rock. There is a hollow sounding block in the roof that is solid for now. A shoulder length sling recommended for 1st bolt. If you blow the crux moves between the 1st and 2nd bolts, you will hit the ground. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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