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the final real pitch (8) follows an exposed dyke.....

Description 

The great flat wall Right of the black dike, squeezed between the grand wall and the Bulletheads. This cliff hold such beauties as Freeway(11C/D), The Tantalus Wall(11c+4pa), and one of north Americas best slab climbs, Cerberus(11D PG-13/R).


Getting There 

Hike up the grand wall trail to the base of exasperator. From there keep on hiking climbers right passing the black dike, and wha la, you climbing awaits you.


6 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tantalus Wall:
Milk Road   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b C0     Trad, Aid, 9 pitches, 1000'   
Milk Run   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b A0     Trad, Aid, 4 pitches, 400'   
Tantalus Wall   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a C0     Trad, Sport, Aid, 8 pitches, 600'   
Cerberus   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a PG13     Trad, Sport, 6 pitches, 600'   
Midnight Run   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 10 pitches, 680'   
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AR on Wild Turkey as viewed from the belay ledge.

Wild Turkey 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  North America : Canada : ... : Tantalus Wall
This is slightly left leaning shallow offwidth/flare. You end up getting good hand jams and finger locks galore all through it, which makes resting very possible anywhere, however, as there are no feet, it's a shallow, flaring and steep corner is it ends up being a total grovel fest of full body scumming, palming nothing and thrashing...pretty solid 35 meters of very sustained climbing, crux in the last 10 feet=) Once out of the flare you can head straight left on good ledge to dicey slab fini...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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