This is the region lying between Earwax Wall and Sport Wall. Although most routes are pretty stiff if completely done, they often have more moderate first pitches that can be sampled.
After the trail first reaches the Upper Wall, scramble up and left past Davis Holland. The left-arching thin crack on a white wall is Dana's Arch.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dana's Arch Area:
DGS 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Heaven's Gate 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport, 4 pitches
Dana's Arch 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c A3 Trad, Sport, Aid, 4 pitches
Golden Road 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, 5 pitches, 500'
Tempituous 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 3 pitches, 250'
Wildest Dreams 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 350'
Featured Route For Dana's Arch Area
Beat Box 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a WA : Index : ... : Dana's Arch Area
The majority of the climbing on this route is 5.10 and climbs unique features for Index. The crux finish is wildly steep and exposed - fun!Pitch 1: Climb the first pitch of Jungle Fun/Tempituous to the belay. Much better climbing than appears from the ground. 5.10 - bolts.Pitch 2: Follow the bolted flake as for the start of pitch 2 of Tempituous. After the second bolt, trend left and follow flakes and a featured face to a belay stance. By using slings, this pitch can be linked with P1 for...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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