Friends over things, outside over inside. Will you go out with us? #OptOutside — Join Us Outside
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Billy Land

Select Area...
Gangsta Wall 
Hit and Run Area 

Billy Land Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 38.84605, -120.0679 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 3,311
Administrators: Aron Quiter, John Robinson, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 21, 2006
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Climbing in Billy Land. Gene St Dennis on the firs...


Billy Land is the dome-like formation, between 5.12 Wall and Old Peculiar.
It consists of The Hit and Run area and what is now known as The Gangsta Wall.

Getting There 

Take the PCT to The 5.12 Wall, then continue to this area.

Climbing Season

For the Echo Lakes area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Billy Land

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Billy Land:
Thug Life   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   Gangsta Wall
California Love   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 190'   Gangsta Wall
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Billy Land

Featured Route For Billy Land
Rock Climbing Photo: The first ascent of "Path of Light", 198...

Path of Light 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  CA : Tahoe : ... : Gangsta Wall
A slightly runout trad route that has effectively been replaced by newer bolted routes to either side of it. Start in a thin seam that turns into a shallow crack with a bush. The start is the same for CA Love, but where CA Love moves left onto the bolted face, continue strait up. Eventually the crack ends and the route wanders up looking for places to put in small gear until you get to a ledge with a two bolt anchor. You can belay here, or continue up a right facing corner to the top. Essentiall...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Billy Land Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Most of the routes at the Gangsta Wall - apologies...
BETA PHOTO: Most of the routes at the Gangsta Wall - apologies...

Comments on Billy Land Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!