midway 1st pitch
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This generally shady area has two EXCELLENT sport routes and two (o.k.) Trad routes. Worth a visit to climb them all in a day!! The route lenghts in the Brock/McMillan book for the two trad routes are VERY incorrect and will require walk offs that are pretty easy.
The approach is super easy and should take about 10-15 minutes. Follow the trail from the west side of the Red Springs Picnic Parking Area in Calico Basin; follow the trail up toward the obvious unbroken cliff straight west. Pick up a trail and head for the large shady area just to the right of the Classic Corner of Calico Area. Super easy to find, just start hiking up the trail up the hill and the wall will appear on your left hand side.
Weather station 0.6 miles from here
9 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Coco Puffs 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Cocopuss 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Stupid Cat 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Snagglepuss 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
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Moon Where the Wind Blows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NV
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By Jeff Oslik
From: Tucson, AZ
Apr 13, 2015
Just to be clear, in case you don't know what the "Classic Corner" is -- the wall is directly west of the parking lot. Don't head North or South.