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Old Easy

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Desiderata T 
Finger Fantasy T 
Gehe Jetzt T 
Golden Grief T 
Guardian T 
Hatchet, The 
MRC Direct T 
MRC Left T 
Old Easy Arete (aka "Arettez Maintenant") S 
Psychoshop T 
Red Snapper, The T 
Soggy Bottom T 
Straight Edge T 

Old Easy  


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Submitted By: Skip Harper on Nov 30, 1999
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Description 

Old Easy is one of the foremost crags at Vedauwoo, with classic routes like MRC Direct and sub areas like the Golden Triangle and the Pelvic Area. Really good routes (besides MRC) and good rock exist here but are seldom climbed like Golden Grief (5.8 slabs and jamming), Ascending Colon (5.7 hands) and for finger crack freaks - Finger Fantasy (12a). You need to go exploring here!!

Getting There 

Old Easy is the major crag easily seen directly east across the small valley from Fall Wall. Access is by taking the Box Canyon Trail northeasterly from the Fall wall Parking Lot about 200 yards to a very large boulder with a picnic table beneath it. Several trails go up to the base of the climbs from behind this boulder requiring hiking and scrambling over broken slabs and smaller boulders.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

19 Total Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Old Easy:
The Biggest Tits in Country Music   V3 6A     Trad, Boulder   
Desiderata   V5 6C     Trad, Boulder, 20'   
The Hatchet   V6 7A     Boulder, 25'   
Bombay Hooker   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Psychoshop   V7 7A+     Trad, Boulder, 15'   
Guardian   V7 7A+     Trad, Boulder, 13'   
MRC Direct   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   
Old Easy Arete (aka "Arettez Maintenant")   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   
Straight Edge   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
Classic Splitter   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V-easy 3     Trad, Boulder, 13'   
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Starts fingers, to tight hands, perfect hands, finishes on easy big hands.

Classic Splitter 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V-easy 3  WY : Vedauwoo : Old Easy
Find Desiderata and walk Southbound along the base of the Old Easy formation for less than 100 yards. You will encounter a large pine tree next to a prominent alcove. This southeast facing crack overhangs about thirty degrees, and can be done from a stand using perfect hands, or done for full value by sit starting on fingers/tight hands....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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Positioning for this view atop of the Old Easy formation can be reached by scrambling  south towards higher ground after topping out the Classic Overhanging 5.11 Splitter. The crack to the left is the top portion of the roof  crack Biggest Lips in Rock and Roll. Walking southwest along the same boulder for 20-30 yards will take you to The Biggest Tits in Country Music.
Positioning for this view atop of the Old Easy for...

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