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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 

Valley of The Blind Rock Climbing 

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Location: 35.8482, -93.0621 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: TylerKC, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jer Collins on Jan 6, 2007
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Photo: Sam Matthews Tyler Casey on "Painte...


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 Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Valley of The Blind

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Valley of The Blind:
The Black   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Valley of The Blind
Rock Climbing Photo: Clipping

Wisdom and Folly 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : Valley of The Blind
Beautiful lichen covered face of rock.Slightly overhanging, Good jugs all over....[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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By Erik Pohlman
From: Westminster, CO
Dec 10, 2010
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.

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