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The huge wall sitting above the town of Index visible from the road into town. Has routes both short and long, both aid and free, and both trad and sport. At about 30-min, it has a longer approach than the 2-min one to the Lower Wall, but well worth the hike.
From the Lower Wall parking, follow the train tracks to the Country area. Walk to the far right of the clearing, near the start of GM (there may be a notice board up) and follow the obvious path uphill to the base of the central wall area.
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Dead Reckoning (aka the Terry-Michaels route) 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200' The Beach
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Clay 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a WA : Index : ... : Lower Cheeks
Pitch one is fairly well-travelled. Pitch two may not have seen an ascent in the last fifteen years. The first pitch corner has it all; well, almost! Thin, funky climbing off the ground leads to a lieback past two bolts to a crack and a stance under a roof. Crack, face climbing past wild jugs and finally stemming leads to a tricky crux finish. Spectacular climbing.P2 climbs a slab up to the Beach. 5.10+ R; most likely not equipped for ('safe') free climbing....[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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