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The Blue Walls

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Bullet in the Head 
Code Blue 
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Cortical Suppression 
Cyberslit 
Diminished Capacity 
Genetic Loadings 
Under the Knife 

The Blue Walls 


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Submitted By: Tyler King on Nov 6, 2010
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Description 

Technical climbs on a slightly steeper than vertical North-North East facing wall.

Routes from left to right:

Blue Falcon 5.9 (crack)
Bolting Blues 5.11a
Diminished Capacity 5.12a
Under the Knife 5.11d
Code Blue 5.12d
Cortical Suppression 5.12c
Bullet in the Head 5.12d
Coitus Frustratus 5.13a
Cyberslit 5.11a
Open Project (1 bolt)
Limp Nodes 5.12b

...gap...additional climbs are around corner...

Genetic Loadings 5.12b
Project
Coral Gables 5.12d
Stemming the Tide 5.11d
Mr. Hobart 5.12a

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Getting There 

Park at the small pullout just past the Hell parking (just past the 11-mile sign).

Walk down the hill to where a pipe used to span the river; cross the river then head immediately left.

Follow the trail past a fire pit and up a talus slope (watch for the subtle right turn).

The Small Wall with three lines is a few minutes up the trail on the left. Continue up the slope passing the left end of Forgotten Trails.

Keep following the well-defined trail up. The Blue Walls are an additional 20 to 25 minutes and are on the right.

Probably about 40 to 45 minutes total.


10 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',3],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=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 The Blue Walls:
Cyberslit   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Under the Knife   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Diminished Capacity   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Cortical Suppression   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Code Blue   5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Coitus Frustratus   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Spencer starting Under the Knife.

Under the Knife 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Blue Walls
Tenuous climbing up a sharp, steep wall. The almost featureless terrain and dead vertical face require technique and willpower. Stay on your game for the surprise finish!Getting off the ground is a crux in its own, make a few tedious moves off the start and clip the first two bolts. From here work up and right towards the real crux that follows after a small bulge. Break through the middle ground using tight, thin crimps and delicate edging. A few small pockets offer relief, but most of the work...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Nearing the top of Under the Knife
Nearing the top of Under the Knife
Unknown climber 'ejecting' from Cortical Supression
Unknown climber 'ejecting' from Cortical Supressio...
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