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The huge wall sitting above the town of Index visible from the road into town. Has long routes, both aid and free, and a mix of 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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Earwax 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a WA : Index : ... : Earwax Wall
Slightly dicey climbing off the ground leads better protected but thin climbing through discontinuous cracks to a steep section through a bulge. One can stop at the Young Cynics anchor at 75'. The original first pitch went another 55' to a higher anchor with a harder crux, but this is unfortunately overgrown. Cleaning this would create a 130', stellar thin crack pitch....[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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