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Deadwood Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.77462, -119.83466 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Laine on Jan 25, 2011
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This southeast-facing, single pitch wall has numerous sustained 5.8 - 5.9 cracks. The quality of the rock is very solid in most places, though the wall is still exfoliating due to the greenness of the routes and loose blocks do exist. The routes range from beautiful fingers and hands in corners to burly, wide cracks.

Rock Climbing Photo: Overview

Getting There 

This wall lies a few canyons west of the Waterfall area. Park at the large dirt pullout located on the south-side of Hwy 88 just past the turnoff to Markleeville. Cross to the north-side of the street and look for a large boulder on the road side. Take the obvious switchbacks up to the base of a Bandit Crag. Continue up and right, then head east along the mouth of the canyon until you are three gullies eat of Bandit Crag. Deadwood wall sits on the west-side near the top of a narrow gully with several large, downed trees. Hike/scramble up the loose sand and rocks to the base of large arĂȘte with a roof about three quarters of the way up.

Rock Climbing Photo: The area as seen from the parking area
The area as seen from the parking area

Climbing Season

For the Woodfords Canyon area.

Weather station 1.1 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Deadwood Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Deadwood Wall:
Rebirth   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Corner Solution   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Off Width Out You   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Deadwood Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Duncan just below the squeeze

Rebirth 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Deadwood Wall
Take the wide, semi-chossy crack to the base of a ledge. Pull into the chimney above and climb until upward movement is not possible. Work out a bit and mantle onto a small ledge. Enter back into crack above the pinch to a large alcove. Chimney up and exit left side of summit block. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Ryan Curry
Jan 26, 2011
Great contribution. I'm anxious to check out these new routes! I do need to clarify, however, that there already is a Wanderlust route in Woodfords. It's a 5.12 crack on a wall of the same name.

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