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The Wall of the Dead is the highest area on the Second Tier. It holds three sport routes and one mixed (bolts plus gear) route. Dead Can Dance (9) is a popular route on the right side of the wall. The Dead Zone (10a) climbs a crack system just left of Dead Can Dance. Dead Again (10c) is a steep face route up the middle of the wall. Isle of the Dead (10c) climbs a black streak in the chimney to the left.
Just left of The Wall of the Dead are the slab routes Incline Club (8) and Tomb of Sorrows (9), making this a popular area for those seeking moderate adventures.
A. Isle of the Dead
, 10, 1p, 70', 8 bolts. Black water streak in chimney.
B. Dead Again
, 10, 1p, 60', 6 bolts. Steep, committing face.
C. The Dead Zone
, 10-, 1p, 70', 2 bolts & gear to 2.5". Corner, bulge, & cracks.
D. Dead Can Dance
, 9+, 1p, 60', 7 bolts. Corners to arete to roof.
Climb up the talus field above the Tyrolean Traverse. A dirt path starts at the top of the talus. Follow the path uphill a bit until the trail splits. Continue up the hill on the right trail branch. You'll eventually reach a steep wall with a scooped-out face; this is the route Strange Science. Continue right and up the hill, following a loose and eroded trail. On the left is the Middle Wall slab; directly above is The Wall of the Dead. A deep chimney separates the two walls.
Weather station 4.8 miles from here
4 Total Routes
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Dead Again 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
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Isle of the Dead 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CO
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Start at the left side of The Wall of the Dead, in the chimney that is the start for Tomb of Sorrows.There is a loose shelf leading up into the chimney and the first bolt is in a black-streaked area on the right.The route is well bolted and has some good moves through the middle section. Gain a rest at a flake and go for the crux moves approaching the anchor above a bulge of sorts. Good quality rock, good protection, rather continous and interesting climbing....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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