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Mecca Wall and Killer Pillar

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Killer Pillar aka Right Turn, Clyde? S 

Mecca Wall and Killer Pillar  


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Submitted By: Alvaro Arnal on Jun 16, 2013
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Description 

This is a small crag just east of Lower Grotto Wall that hosts a few 1 and 2 pitch routes. Although this area doesn't get climbed a lot due to the close proximity and more-established routes of Grotto Wall and Outrageous Overhangs, it can be worth a day away from those areas on busy weekends.

Getting There 

Park at the pullout below Lower Grotto Wall. Walk up and right along Lower Grotto Wall and across a slope. You will approach Mecca Wall first. Killer Pillar is just beyond.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.1 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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Killer Pillar aka Right Turn, Clyde? 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  CO : Independence Pass : ... : Mecca Wall and Killer Pilla...
NOTE: This was the closest area I could find to fit this climb. I request it get better sorted by someone who knows the area better. That said, this is a nice, albeit chossy, "pillar" (a loose use of the word) that gets great exposure. Make sure your belayer has a helmet, or is ready to dodge rocks!Climb through one semi-difficult move across into the dihedral, then continue up the face of the pillar on nice moves. It gets a bit dicey at a wide horizontal between bolts, where the choss seemed to...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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