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Snakes Head / S Wall 


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Submitted By: Craig Childre on Sep 28, 2006
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Seven soloists on Snake's Head (5.5X).

Description 

The formation on the point that lookis like a snakes head. S-Wall has the unique S rock deposit in the middle of the face. It can be easy to see from the parking lot.


Getting There 

Approach by boulder hopping up to the base or traverse in from the right. From the parking lot the Snakes head is the most recognizable formation of the area.


Climbing Season


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['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 Snakes Head / S Wall:
Snakes Head   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a X     Trad, 150'   
Snakes Head Dihedral   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 2 pitches   
Bourbon Street   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 150'   
S-Wall   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Sport, 2 pitches, 220'   
Moose Head   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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S-Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a OK : Quartz Mountain : Snakes Head / S Wall
This is one of the best face climbs around. Climbs up the middle of the wall right and below the Snakes Head. Climbing up 60 feet of 5.6 to the first bolt, then up to the mid anchor right in the middle of the signature Ess formation. Then step out and above the Ess (crux) and up, clip another bolt and work the run out 5.8 moves to the top. You can also link both pitches into one long one....[more]   Browse More Classics in OK

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