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Mural Wall

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Anguish and Fear S 
Block Party S 
Bobbit Effect, The S 
DeMartini S 
Far Sky, The S 
John Cruiser Meloncrimp S 
Johnny's Route S 
Killer Queen S 
Los Pepes S 
Ludlow's Massacre S 
M&M S 
Magnum Gropus S 
Marching Out S 
Mogwai S 
Monet S 
Montage S 
Morpheus S 
Morrocan Roll S 
Mosaic S 
Mother of Invention S 
Motif S 
Mural, The S 
Pi S 
Protect the King S 
Purple People Eaters S 
Red Hot Chili Powder S 
Soldier Without Faith S 
Stalking Fred S 
Transition Protocol S 

Mural Wall  

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Elevation: 6,775'
Location: 38.6197, -105.2357 View Map  Incorrect?
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This area is home to one of the most beautiful, monolithic chunks of limestone in Colorado. The Mural Wall is renowned for its dense collection of difficult 5.12 test-pieces, but the surrounding walls offer an excellent selection of routes for climbers of all abilities. This wall faces SW, and receives early morning shade until around noon.

Getting There 

Follow the trail from the old parking lot. Pass a signed trail to the Far Side, continuing on the right/straight fork of the trail. After several minutes, the trail comes to a well-signed T-intersection. Take the right fork (marked “Mural Wall”). Follow several long switchbacks up the hill to the base of the Mural Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

29 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mural Wall:
Anguish and Fear   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Los Pepes   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Soldier Without Faith   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Block Party   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
John Cruiser Meloncrimp   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Mother of Invention   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Morpheus   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Ludlow's Massacre   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 68'   
Monet   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
The Far Sky   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Motif   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
M&M   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Mural   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Pi   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Mural Wall
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The Mural 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CO : Shelf Road : ... : Mural Wall
Located on the Mural Wall, this route takes the line directly right of the small tree up the blank near-vertical wall. A definite testpiece for the grade, the sustained climbing is cracterized by sharp thin pockets. A full-on crux awaits near the top where a major crank off a finger-tip mono is necessary. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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The Gallery - Mural Wall Left <br />Made no sense only under Monet, so I moved it our here.
BETA PHOTO: The Gallery - Mural Wall Left Made no sense only u...
The Gallery - Mural Wall Right <br />Made no sense where it was, so I moved it our here.
BETA PHOTO: The Gallery - Mural Wall Right Made no sense where...

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By sclair
From: SLC, Ut
May 23, 2013
There are several routes about 60 feet or more to the right of Mellencrimp. Anybody have any info about them?
By Brian Dougherty
Jul 14, 2013
There are several routes on this wall that are not listed on here, does anyone have any beta on them? One is just left of 5.12a M&M, two are between Protect The King and Demartini, Block Party has a split halfway up the route, and there are a couple routes far right down the wall.