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Description 

This area is currently in ownership transition and is temporarily closed to climbing. Stay tuned for updates.

Getting There 

Directions will be provided when this area is reopened.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.1 miles from here

93 Total Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',39],['2 Stars',27],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',1],['5.8',12],['5.9',11],['5.10',33],['5.11',25],['5.12',3],['5.13',1],['>=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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Closed:
Silent Spring   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   The Dark Side : The Main Wall
Lucky Streak   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 180'   The Dark Side : The Main Wall
Black Slabbeth   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Reckless Criminal   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 175'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Brain Damage   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Thunderstruck   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
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Featured Route For Closed
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Lucky Streak 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  NC : Closed : ... : The Main Wall
If you like slabs then you should love this one. The climbing is on excellent rock and is reminiscent of Stone Mountain style eyebrow edging. Climb the first 3 pitches of "Silent Spring" to the small belay ledge with a tree. Climb the thin crack feature (just right of the silent spring corner) up to a point where it is possible to traverse right into the streak. Continue to the top past 5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor at 180'. The crux is at the 3rd bolt, and is well protected for slab....[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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By cj whitehill
From: sierra vista, az
Sep 12, 2011
Any word on opening. within a year? where can I donate money/time/energy to get it going?