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Quarry Wall

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Quarry Wall  


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Elevation: 6,600'
Location: 38.8444, -104.883 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is the short 60-foot-high wall directly below the wide quarried ledge on the right side of the main quarry. It is also the very south end of the Whale.

This crag faces East, so it drops into the shade by 230pm or so.

Getting There 

Access it by hiking into the quarry and then walking northeast across the quarry floor to the cliff base.

L->R: 

Lower Wall:

A. Old'n, 6, 1p, 55', bolts.
B. Monosmear, 8, 1p, 55', bolts.
C. Xenolith, 8+, 1p, 60-70', bolts.
D. Double B, 6, 1p, 60-70', pins & gear.

Upper Wall:

E. In the Way, 6 R, 1p, 60'?, pins & gear.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.3 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['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 Quarry Wall:
In the Way   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Monosmear   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Xenolith   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Climb up the slab just to the right of the quarry. Edge and smear up perfect sandstone to anchors just below the ledge rim (thanks, Stewart). Has a great place at the top to belay from, and also you can climb over the top to a large flat area with a great view. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Quarry Wall.
Quarry Wall.
The Quarry and Quarry Wall.
The Quarry and Quarry Wall.
Old'n, leftmost line on Quarry Wall.
Old'n, leftmost line on Quarry Wall.

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By Dan Petty
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 11, 2010
Lat/long: 38.844412, -104.88297.