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This west and north facing wall has a ton of long routes and you will want to take your 70M rope. More orange in color the wall is steep and over 100 feet tall. It has the highest concentration of quality 5.11 and 5.12 routes at the Homestead. Bring a lot of draws and some endurance.
From the drainage continue past Slate Nation's trail to the left. A bit farther on you will find two or three large saguaro cactus on the right side of the drainage. A cairn marks the steep but short hike to the base of the wall.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rough Rider Wall:
Don't Disrespect The Cattle 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 110'
Roughians 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 110'
Riders on the Swarm 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 2 pitches, 60'
Morning Mate 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Crosstafarian 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport, 90'
Saddle Sores 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport, 115'
Horsewhipped 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
AC Power 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport, 100'
Riders on the Swarm Extension 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
The Rough Rider 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, 90'
One With Everything 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, 115'
Tough Enough 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, 115'
Cold Fusion 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Semi Bluff 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 85'
Wild Woozy 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport, 75'
Crescendo 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch
Send Train Surfer 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport, 100'
Gamble on John 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Cruise It Or Lose It 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport, 90'
The Riddler 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
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Cold Fusion 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Rough Rider Wall
A Gambler classic, one of the longest routes at the Homestead, and one of the first routes put up on the RR. Crux is before the midway point, sustained climbing follows with great holds on a steep bulging arete to the top. ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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