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Valley of The Blind

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Black, The S 
Cocked N' Loaded T 
Cosmic Hippo T 
Demise of Mr. Riffraff T 
Fade to Black T 
Falling Down S 
Geshido T,S 
No Shadow of Darkness T 
Pain and Suffering T 
Painted Warrior S 
Spartican T 
Speak No Evil S 
Tomahawk T,S 
Vision Quest S 
Wisdom and Folly S 
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Valley of The Blind  


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Location: 35.8482, -93.0621 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jer Collins on Jan 6, 2007
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Description 

The Longest, most dramatic and varied routes in the area. Some of the most classic sport and traditionally protected routes in the region.

Getting There 

The same cliffline as Sams, easily approached by a one mile drive south, and parking at the near end of a guard rail on the right hand(west) side. Look for yellow fiber optics sign at the edge of the treeline. Locate the trailhead here. Trend right at the seasonal waterfall. A 7 minute hike to Painted Warrior Wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.7 miles from here

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',3],['5.12',4],['5.13',2],['>=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 Valley of The Blind:
The Black   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Valley of The Blind
Erik near the middle of Painted Warrior.

Painted Warrior 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : Valley of The Blind
Climb the pocketed face to the base of the arete/dihedral system, attaining a ledge halfway up the wall. Continue past the first anchors on steep face climbing to the top of the wall for one amazing route....[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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By Erik Pohlman
From: Westminster, CO
Dec 10, 2010
PLEASE NOTE!!!
It is NOT considered proper to hang permanent draws or chains in this area, especially on already established climbs. It is also STRONGLY discouraged on new lines that go up.