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Kermits Wall

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Centerfold T,TR 
Cranial Prophylactic T 
Kermit's Direct Finish T 
Kermit's Direct Start T,TR 
Kermit's Wad S,TR 
Lend Me a Dime S 
Lime Line Variation T 
Paranoia Streak T 
Punany S 
Revenge of the Nerds S 
Smitty's Wet Dream T 

Kermits Wall  

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The long slabby wall just left of the Schoolroom goes by two different names in the Wasatch Guide, but has very distinct separations. The lower section is called Kermit's Wall. These walls are connected together, separated by a distinct dihedral, and hold many fine routes. Nice cracks split the face making it a good destination. Kermit's Wall has some quality bolted routes as well as some good thin cracks.

Getting There 

Probably the easiest approach is to first go up to the Schoolroom area. To get there, park 1.25 miles up the canyon, then follow the trail just downhill from the chain link fence. Take the left fork which heads west, and eventually crosses into a field of boulders. Climb up the boulders to the base of the Schoolroom. Then traverse left and up past here, following the climber's trail which is the descent route for the Schoolroom. This eventually gets to a big formation on the left, across from the gully. Look for a very thin seam cleaving a low angle slab as a landmark (The Green A). To get to the Kermit's Wall, follow the base of the rock downhill.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.3 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Kermits Wall:
Cranial Prophylactic   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
Smitty's Wet Dream   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Kermit's Wad   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   
Centerfold   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Kermit's Direct Start   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Paranoia Streak   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Punany   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Lend Me a Dime   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   
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Featured Route For Kermits Wall
Jessie nearing the second bolt on Paranoia Streak.

Paranoia Streak 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Kermits Wall
On the left side of the Kermit's Wall area is a long, thin water streak. The route follows the lower part of this streak, shifts right, then crosses back left to exit via a crack under a large block. (The route that continues directly up the streak is Koyaanisqaatsi, a .12c balance-fest which I have yet to contemplate.)Bring both your edging shoes and your lead head, as the second clip is serious.Aesthetic, stimulating, and fun to the finish! Combine this with [[10574093...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of Kermits Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Multiple areas as viewed from the top of Waterfall...
BETA PHOTO: Multiple areas as viewed from the top of Waterfall...
Perhaps, Gordon's Hangover, Touch Up
BETA PHOTO: Perhaps, Gordon's Hangover, Touch Up
1) Punany  2)  Centerfold  3)  Smitty's Wet Dream ...
BETA PHOTO: 1) Punany 2) Centerfold 3) Smitty's Wet Dream ...
Cranial Prophylactic
BETA PHOTO: Cranial Prophylactic
little bit back in the boulders, looking across CP
little bit back in the boulders, looking across CP
Centerfold and surroundings w/o lines
BETA PHOTO: Centerfold and surroundings w/o lines

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