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Attitude Wall

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Joke Book S 
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Name Unknown S 
Name Unknown 5.10c S 
Rough Draft S 
Stop the Press S 
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Unknown 5.10a/b S 

Attitude Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.4182, -117.8571 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Bill Olszewski on Apr 16, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: The right and central portions of Attitude wall. ...


With good quality rock and many routes in the 5.10 – 5.12 range, this is the main attraction of the North Area. Attitude Wall is the prominent formation seen from the parking lot and along the trail. It is about 90’ high and predominantly east-facing, with several good routes on the southeast face, and one route on the south end. Like most of the formations in the North Area, the west side of Attitude Wall is a gently sloping slab while the east side is vertical and past-vertical. The center section of the east face is home to all the .12’s; the .10’s and .11’s (and one 5.9) are found either on the right end or the southeast face.

Getting There 

From the trail that leads into the North Area, before reaching Little Attitude wall, look for a trail heading east to the south end of Attitude wall. Follow the rock around to the left, to the southeast face. Continue along the base of the wall for the center and right side sections.

Climbing Season

For the Devil's Punchbowl area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Attitude Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Attitude Wall:
Joke Book   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 60'   
Unknown 5.10a/b   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Rough Draft   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Lacking Editude   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Attitude Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown 5.10a/b far left side of Attitude Wall.

Unknown 5.10a/b 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13  CA : High Desert : ... : Attitude Wall
The route identified as "Unknown 5.10a" begins just right of the right-facing corner of "Joke Book" and left of the arete that separates the slabby southeast face from the overhung eastern portion of the Attitude Wall. Begin climbing steep cobbles and aggregate to a horizontal break. Move up and right to the 1st bolt. Climb the slabby face and polished cobbles. Above the 3rd bolt the face becomes thin and forces you right on balancy footholds, but with little in the way of handholds until a larg...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Attitude Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Jenny pulling the delicate moves amidst a sea of a...
Jenny pulling the delicate moves amidst a sea of a...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking right at it!
Looking right at it!
Rock Climbing Photo: Eric Erickson on the Attitute Wall, Devils Punchbo...
Eric Erickson on the Attitute Wall, Devils Punchbo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Enjoying the day at the Attitude Wall.
Enjoying the day at the Attitude Wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Rappelling off the Attitude Wall on a fine winter ...
Rappelling off the Attitude Wall on a fine winter ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Attitude Wall five 5.12s a 5.11a and two 5.10s. Ea...
BETA PHOTO: Attitude Wall five 5.12s a 5.11a and two 5.10s. Ea...
Rock Climbing Photo: View of the South area, from Attitude wall.
View of the South area, from Attitude wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: The southeast face of Attitude wall.
BETA PHOTO: The southeast face of Attitude wall.

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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 17, 2009
Be aware that as of April ’09 there are two active bee hives in this wall, one in a hole up and right of the routes on the far right side, another up and right of the anchors for Joke Book on the southeast face. This latter swarm chased some climbers from the 5.10b that is immediately right of Joke Book.
By Jan Tarculas
From: Riverside, Ca
Apr 19, 2010
This information is regarding the 5.10b slab climb (left of the arete) pictured in the Betaphoto of the Southeast face of this wall. The big pocket/ledge picture up top has many smaller hole where you can put your arm in for a good hold. Make sure you look before you stick your hand in any of the holes because I saw a SNAKE!!! in one of them.

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