The Real Hidden Valley is a small crag 150 yards left of the Prestige World Wide Wall. The wall reminded me of climbing in Joshua Tree. The routes are roughly 65-70' tall with great exposure. The crag sits in a small ravine high up on the hillside a receives morning and afternoon sun. The routes are located on the left side of the wall.
Park the same as Nightworm Pinnacle 8.0 miles up the canyon. It is across from the New Economy Cliff. Cross the road and follow a loose trail to the base of the Nightworm Pinnacle. Scramble around the right side of Nightworm and follow the wash to the right uphill past cairns. Prestige Worldwide Wall will be hidden behind a large cedar tree on the left. The approach will be about 10 minutes uphill from the road. From PWW, walk left for 150 yards along the base of several slab sections. Drop down into the ravine to the base of the crag.
This is the second bolted line from the right at the Upper Wall of the Real Hidden Valley. It is a good route, but those under 5'10" may find avoiding the initial roof to be more enjoyable.A stick clip may be useful for the 1st bolt. Pull over the initial roof (crux) to the right of the 1st bolt. Taller folks may find the pull easier. You can get yellow and orange TCUs in a horizontal. Drift right getting a good flake to the right of the 2nd bolt. Find curiously good holds that keep appear...[more]Browse More Classics in CO
This is a fun area and I don't want to discourage people from visiting it, but the routes seem hard compared to the ratings given to them by the first ascender. We thought several of the routes were harder than they are posted here.