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

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Weather station 12.1 miles from here

93 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',38],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Closed

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Slabbra Cadabbra   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Hocus Focus   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
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Featured Route For Closed
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo compliments of Dennis M.

Brain Damage 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  NC : Closed : ... : Desperado Wall
This is a nice route that has quite a few hidden holds. Climb hard moves past the first bolt to a good stance (stick clip usefull here). From the good stance, clip the bolt out left, then crank up and left to another stance at the 3rd bolt. Negotiate the crux to great holds and another bolt. Long moves get you to some gear, and easier terrain. Continue up to the 2 bolt anchor above the moss pad....[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?

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