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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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Ryan slabbin' it up on Xenolith.

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


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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Featured Route For Quarry Wall
Leading Monosmear. <br /> <br />Photo by Brian Rowe.

Monosmear 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CO : Colorado Springs : ... : Quarry Wall
This is excellent, begin just right of Old'n. Smear up the right side of a smooth slab using cool finger pockets. Finish by working up left to Old 'n's anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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The Quarry and Quarry Wall.
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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.