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Black Arches Wall

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About Black Arches Wall:

This crag lies above and left of the Slanting Cracks Wall. Roughly divisible into three sections, from l to r: an isolated prow, a face with a large r-facing corner slanting right, a 120' tall buttress, and to its right a steep wall with several vertical seams, cracks, and chimneys.
Approach: From the trailhead, head east through the Boulderwoods and continue along a fairly-good herd path to the Measles Wall. Walk along the base of the lower MW, then up to the Upper Measles Wall, then continue rising moderately and heading east, reaching a height of land about 15 mins. from the parking lot. The herd path continues along the base of the South Corner Cliffs to meet the "Diagonal Ramp," a steep slope rising up along the left end of the Black Arches Wall. To access the bottom of the cliff, clamber down a short bit of talus and head north along the base of the isolated prow. The only climbs to date lie on the buttress.
Approach Time: 45 mins.
Latitude, Longitude:
Access Issues: None.
Rock Type: Gneiss
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect: Morning Sun

Routes

SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Carpenter & Das 5.8 1
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Tribulation 5.6 0
2 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Eatin' Tripe and Lichen It 5.9 0
2 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Recuperation Boulevard 5.7 0
2 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Recuperation Boulevard 5.7 0
3 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Adirondack Rehab 5.10a 0
3 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Black Arch ArÍte 5.10b 0
4 Average Rating = 4.00/5 E-Stim 5.6 1
5 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Parallel Passage 5.9 0
8 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Post Op 5.9 0
11 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Hang Time 5.11b 0