The Seldom Seen Wall, as the name suggests, doesn't see a lot of visitors but not for any particularly good reason. The wall is located just up the hill from the super classic (and crowded) south face of The Petit Grepon, and just down and right from the (somewhat) often visited east face of Taylor Peak. The wall is about 1000 feet tall, and the rock quality is reasonable to good.
Hike to Sky Pond, then towards the base of the Petit Grepon. Continue past the Petit into a hanging valley below the east face of Taylor Peak. Before reaching Taylor Peak, the wall is quite obvious on the right.
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Outta Sight 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Seldom Seen Wall
This route is a contender for the steepest 5.10 in RMNP. The last 3 pitches follow fun, wild and airy climbing at a shockingly moderate grade. At present, there are some crumbles on the dihedral pitch, but they should clean up well with a few ascents.1) Climb up easy-ish ground to the depression below the corner system setting a belay where the wall steepens, directly below a dihedral system, 5.7, 250 feet.2) Follow the corner system for about 50 feet until it runs into a small roof, with three ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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