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This wall is home to several excellent face/friction sport routes in the 5.7 to 5.10 range.This area gets the sun at about 10 or 11 in the morning depending on the time of year, and get sun 2 to 3 hours earlier than the Circus, and Aftershock walls in the winter. The rock here is excellent for the most part with the occasional loose hold. A 60m rope works fine as all of these routes are equiped with lowering/rappel anchors.
Follow the directions that Guy Humphrey gives for the Sand Dunes area. When the cliff is reached instead of ascending the 4th class gully to the Sand Dunes cliff continue along the base of the cliff to the south until the Indian Wall is reached. This was can be identified as being the a wide slab area with several bolted routes, and corners and tiny buttresses and corners bordering both sides. This wall is directly behind the word "wall" in Guy Humphreys picture of the Sand Dunes area on this website.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Indian Wall:
Handful of Crack, Fistful of Pockets 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 80'
Raindance 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Pierced Ear 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 2 pitches, 190'
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Rat Race 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a UT : Saint George : ... : Indian Wall
Chimney, crack, face holds, traverses, guano avoidance techniques; this route has a little bit of everything.1st Pitch: Start up wide crack to fight with bush. Overcome bush, disappear into chimney. Reappear on face, follow crack into copious amounts of guano and traverse right on massive holds under roof to two bolt anchor that may have webbing. 80'. Warning: cannot top rope this pitch; too much rope drag.2nd Pitch. From belay head left over bulge onto face. Fire past 3 b...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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