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Creamy Salmon Wall

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Bone, The S 
Sterling Coach S 
Wishbone S 
Zootie Head S 

Creamy Salmon Wall  


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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: 38.01275, -107.44645 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Orphaned on Nov 1, 2007
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Description 

If you like pockets and you like 5.12's this wall is for you. Every route is AMAZING!

Getting There 

The approach trail will traverse at the cliff base, follow it around a corner and climb up to a flat spot. Admire the pristine limestone then continue to follow the cliffs to the right. Creamy Salmon Wall is about 50m after you descend the "boulder".

Routes (L->R): 

A. The Bone, 10+, 65', bolts.
B. Wishbone, 11+, 50', bolts.
C. Bone Flex, 12-, 65', bolts.
D. Zootie Head, 12+, 65', bolts.
E. Bone Machine, 12-, 65', bolts.
F. Black Velvet, 12, 65', bolts.
G. Sterling Coach, 12, 65', bolts.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.3 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',4],['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 Creamy Salmon Wall:
Wishbone   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Bone Machine   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Sterling Coach   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Bone Flex   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Black Velvet   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Zootie Head   5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
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Featured Route For Creamy Salmon Wall
Top of Bone Machine.

Bone Machine 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CO : Gunnison : ... : Creamy Salmon Wall
This is a super quality route. Pull small pockets to the finish. The crux is near the top. Enjoy!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Old and Busted
From: Centennial, CO
Nov 16, 2007
Creamy Salmon?
By steph johnson
Mar 28, 2011
The Creamy Salmon Wall got its name from a menu item that was served at the Gourmet Noodle Italian Restaurante which was located in Crested Butte, CO. I worked there for a short time and and gleaned some outstanding recipes, not to mention a weird name for a spectacular wall. Crank on and enjoy the routes with which good work was done.
By adampeters
From: Golden, Colorado
Oct 5, 2014
Okay, the routes on this wall go as:

L to R:

The Bone (this is the slab route left of the dihedral), 10d, 65' bolts
Wishbone, 11+, 50', bolts
Bone Flex (same start as Wishbone), 12b, 60', bolts
Zootie Head, 13-, 65', bolts
Bone Machine, 12a, 65', bolts
Black Velvet, 12-, 65', bolts
Sterling Coach, 12-, 60, bolts