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Shark's Fin Wall.

Description 

This is a reorganization effort to help clarify routes in this area.


Getting There 

This is 1.3 miles west of the Beige Siphon Tube. Park at a dirt pullout on the north side of the road. Walk back east 50 feet to the gully and hike up and north 150 feet the the base of the west-facing rock.


L->R: 

A. Shark's Fin, 8, 1p, 60'.
B. True Colors, 10+/11-, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
C. Shark Bait, 7, 1p, 60', gear.
D. Stupid Idgits, 10, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
E. Lay Back Crack, 5, 1p, 40', gear.


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['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 Shark's Fin Wall:
Shark Bait   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Stupid Igits   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Shark's Fin Wall
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True Colors 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Shark's Fin Wall
1.3 miles west of the Beige Siphon Tube is a dirt pullout on the north side of the road. Hike 50 feet east to the gully then 150 feet up and north to the base of the west facing rock. This is the Shark's Fin Wall. The first line of bolts left of the center crack are True Colors. Go straight up the bolt line to a good stance at a horizontal seam. 5.10. Without using the rib on the right, smear up a few feet, (5.11), then up over the roof to the 2 bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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