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BETA PHOTO: Blob Rock Area.

Original photo by Jack Wyatt.
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  • Description 

    This is the smooth wall left of the Central Chimney.


    A. Wild Cat, 11-, bolts. RFC.
    above A. Avoiding Wounded Knee, 11, 1p, 50', gear.
    B. Bearcat Goes to Hollywood, 11+, 2p, bolts. Runout slab.
    C. Wounded Knee, 11, 1p, 20'?, gear. Crack pitch atop B.
    D. Eye of the Storm, 10 R, bolts & gear. Scary route R of B.

    Getting There 

    Take the trail to Blob Rock. Hike up left, just past the Central Chimney.

    6 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dike Wall:
    Wild Cat   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
    Avoiding Wounded Knee   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
    Bearcat Goes to Hollywood   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 2 pitches, 100'   
    Browse More Classics in Dike Wall

    Featured Route For Dike Wall
    Greg's on the crux at the second to last bolt. The route climbs right to the left edge of the quartz dike at the bottom of the photo and then moves left on big humps between the 2nd and 3rd visible bolts. At the bolt with the long sling it moves back right past another closely spaced bolt to the quartz band and up that to the anchors.

    Bearcat Goes to Hollywood 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Dike Wall
    Sustained slab climbing. Ascends a prominent slab which starts about 50' off the deck on the left side of Blob Rock. This slab is obvious in the Blob Rock perspective photo.There are several options for pitch 1: the first pitch of BGTH, 5.9 trad 40'; The first pitch of Wildcat, soft 11a sport with 5 bolts; Divine Wind 11b trad with an easy 5th class connector pitch.Pitch two involves sustained, intricate slab climbing with a crux at the second to l...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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