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Rebolting work at Hidden Wall. 5.11.2011
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Description 

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.


21 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',6],['5.12',9],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hidden Wall:
Path to Extinction   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Top That Direct   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Toxic Shock   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
The Whining   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Slabsters Lament   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Snag   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Terrorist   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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first bolt of Toxic Shock (5.11d)

Toxic Shock 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a  NC : Crowders Mountain : Hidden Wall
The bouldery crux is before the first bolt so stick clip it if you have any sense. There's a great jug above the bolt but don't get too comfy until you're standing on the ledge. After that it's 5.9 the rest of the way for 3 more boltsThe bouldery start is harder on taller folk and is probably V3 or V4ish...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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By David Barbour
From: Charlotte, NC
Mar 26, 2013
CONDITION REPORT 

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.