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The Grasshopper Wall  


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Description 

The first wall in this sector to have routes bolted on it, this wall has some of the best routes at the FCR. Characterized by stripes that are blue, black, grey and gold the stone here is bullet hard with tiny edges, knobs and pockets.

Recommended routes are the 'original' Lil Smokey .11a, Kielbasa .12c, Esplanada .12d, Blue Light Special .13a/b and Super Mama .13b.

Getting There 

To the right of the Sector D'or Et Bleu.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.4 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',3],['5.13',4],['>=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 Grasshopper Wall:
Escape From the Pod   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Kielbasa    5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Esplanada   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Dances With Cows   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 75'   
Blue Light Special   5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 85'   
Super Mama (Direct)   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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reaching for the peanut shaped pocket at the 6th b...

Super Mama (Direct) 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : ... : The Grasshopper Wall
On July 4th, 2008 during the 10th Ten Sleep climbing Festival, I returned to the French Cattle Ranch to add bolts for the direct start to this beautiful line. The original start, shared with Sugar Mama, traversed in from the left following a crack which peters out as it gains the gold streak at the fifth bolt. Long moves between amazing pockets and small crimps lead up the remaining six bolts. Four new bolts go directly up the gold streak to the beginning of the original crux. Start at t...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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