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BETA PHOTO: The main cliff band at Dry Wall

Description 

Dry Wall is characterized by somewhat of an accordian effect created by the numerous corners located at the left end of the main wall. These corners form many cracks and aretes. Home to more bolted cracks than anywhere else in the canyon, you can stem or handjam your way from 5.10- to 5.13+ at this crag. Recently some higher end testpieces have been added to the steep bulgy features at the left end of the crag. Also several new walls have been opened at the far right side of the cliff.

Dry Wall gets sun early and goes into the shade around 2 PM, great for Summer evenings and Winter mornings. Dry Wall has nearly 100 routes as of the 2013 season.


Getting There 

Dry Wall is located in the lower Canyon, below the switchback. It is across from pullout #5, as described in Aaron Hueys latest guidebook for Ten Sleep Canyon. Park in pullout #5 and cross the road to find the steep trail coming out of the drainage. This trail flatttens out and heads left, down canyon for what is a pleasant 5 minute hike to the wall. If you are visiting the climbs on the right side of Dry Wall, directly above the parking lot, you can take the steep trail angling up and right from the parking area. This trail is relentless but puts you right where your headed without having to traverse the entire wall.


16 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dry Wall:
Plinko   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   After 5 Crag
Sleight of Hand   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 90'   Grand Parade
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Featured Route For Dry Wall
Jason Litton nearing the end and planning his escape from Plinko .10b at Dry Wall in Ten Sleep.

Plinko 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b  WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : ... : After 5 Crag
A novelty route! Take the last 20 feet of Beer Bong and stretch it into an entire route. Stem, sit, squirm, go deep, get stuck, face out, clip using both hands and generally giggle a lot. No two people will climb this route the same way. The birthing at the top is probably the crux....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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