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Kahl Wall  


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Description 

This area is home to some of the best rock on the cliff. Kahl Wall is one of the most popular routes on the face and for good reasons. It and the other routes around it are generally characterized by steep face climbing on solid rock with good protection.

Getting There 

This area is directly above where the approach trail meets the cliff. Kahl Wall area is between Grillmair Chimneys and the large corner feature of Forbidden Corner.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.7 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Kahl Wall:
Grillmair's Chimneys   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13     Trad, 8 pitches, 1000'   
Kahl Wall   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 9 pitches, 850'   
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Dave starting up the crux pitch

Kahl Wall 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  North America : Canada : ... : Kahl Wall
Excellent and varied climb that felt very solid (I assume due to lots of traffic - but not too much as the limestone has not been polished smooth yet). Kahl Wall tends to wander about so route finding is a challenge. Most of the climbing is moderate so you don't have to be a solid 5.10 climber. The crux pitch is very sustained and much harder then any other pitch on the route, but it is extremely well protected with lots of bolts and occasional gear placements so that no matter what one coul...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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