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Auxier Ridge

Grade Trad Mixed Sport Total
5.5 2 - 1 3

Directions to Auxier Ridge

This wall is in property owned by USFS. Be respectful.
From the Shell gas station in Slade, turn left out of the parking lot onto Route 15 and drive 3.4 miles until you see a sign for Tunnel Ridge Road. Turn left onto Tunnel Ridge Road and follow for a 3.7 miles until it ends at a large parking area for Auxier Ridge. Park and follow the Auxier Ridge Trail (Trail #204) for 1.8 miles along a ridge. When the ridge narrows and becomes all rock, the climbing for Auxier Ridge is below you to the left. To reach the routes, scramble down following the approach for Haystack Rock or rappel to the base.

Wall Sun: Unknown

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Route Spray Name Type Grade Quality User Stars Length Picture


Auxier Chimney Trad 5.5
2.50  (2) 90ft  


Excalibur Trad 5.10a
4.00  (2) 140ft  


Steal Your Face Sport 5.12a


Ascentionist said on February 1st, 2006
GPS for Auxier Chimney/Excalibur: 37.8363N, 83.6787W
Anonymous said on June 27th, 2008
Does Steal Your Face have all of the bolts??