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Bolter Problem, The S 
Carnivore S 
Dixie Fury T,S 
Elastic Rebound Theory S 
Pagan Roof S 
Path to Extinction S 
Perplexus S,TR 
Pteranodon S 
Pteronadon  S 
Slabsters Direct S,TR 
Slabsters Lament S 
Snag, The S 
Spitter S 
Stark Whining S 
Terrorist S 
Thratcher S 
Top That T,TR 
Top That Direct S 
Toxic Shock S 
Whining, The S 
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Hidden Wall Rock Climbing 

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Steep, small and secluded, the Hidden Wall offers some real gems. Most routes are 5.10 or harder and bolted.

Getting There 

Park at the Sparrow Springs visitor center, fill out a permit and then take the Crowder's Trail back toward Freedom Mill Trail. Cross Freedom Mill and wander through the woods to the crag. The cliff can be difficult to locate.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Hidden Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hidden Wall:
Path to Extinction   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Top That Direct   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Pteranodon   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 55'   
Elastic Rebound Theory   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Toxic Shock   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
The Whining   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Stark Whining   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Slabsters Lament   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Snag   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Slabsters Direct   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Terrorist   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Hidden Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: who needs climbing shoes? Top That Direct 5.10b

Top That Direct 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  NC : Crowders Mountain : Hidden Wall
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Rock Climbing Photo: Rebolting work at Hidden Wall. 5.11.2011
Rebolting work at Hidden Wall. 5.11.2011

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By David Barbour
From: Denver
Mar 26, 2013
There are a lot of scary, rusted bolts out here. I'd be glad to buy some hardware and assist anyone who is willing to come out and re-bolt some stuff. The Terrorist and Top That Direct are the ones I noticed last weekend.
By Ben Griffin
From: Durango, CO
Dec 23, 2014
Why are there so many pg13 and R rated climbs out there? Or what makes so many of the routes pg13 or R rated? I usually imagine large run outs between protection with ground fall potential or hitting a ledge. Bad bolts or spicey gear?

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