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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.0072, -116.0566 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 14, 2002
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BETA PHOTO: Grand Canyon - West Wall (E. Face)

Description 

This is a collection of two walls facing each other separated by a valley or canyon, hence the name. Routes are found on both east and west faces, so there is usually something sunny or shady depending on the time of day.

The rock quality is fairly decent and routes tend to average 50-80' with faces, cracks and even some mixed routes found here.

Routes to check out here include Grand Canyon Donkey Trail (5.10a) a thin slab that crosses a dike visible from the parking area, For Peter (5.11c) another climb with a dike involving some wild moves and The Woodshed (5.11d) a tricky thin crack that will grab your attention.


Getting There 

From the Split Rock parking area follow a climber's trail southwest, aiming for a wall with a distinctive diagonal dike system clearly visible on the approach. Turn left into a bushy, rock-filled valley after 200 yards to access the base of this wall.

This east-facing wall with the dike is the Grand Canyon Wall, and the west-facing wall across the valley goes by the same name. Routes are found on both these walls as well as the backside (west face) of the wall with the dike.


18 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Grand Canyon:
For Paul   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Grand Canyon - West Wall (W...
For Peter   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Grand Canyon - West Wall (W...
The Woodshed   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Grand Canyon - West Wall (E...
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Every Which Way but Up 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Grand Canyon - West Wall (E...
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