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Gold Wall  


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Location: 37.38762, -118.67283 View Map  Incorrect?
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Jordan Winters on 'Orange Crush' 5.10b/c

Description 

This gold and orange colored wall forms the bottom left of the PSOM Slab.

Getting There 

Follow approach and hiking directions to PSOM. Turn left from the trail and follow the talus to the left up 100 yards or so.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.2 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gold Wall:
Sweetie   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 230'   
The Watchtower   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Pot Of Gold   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Freescale Semiconductor   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
Orange Crush   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Faster Than Rust   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Red To Riches   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Gold Wall
Watchtower 5.9, Sweetie 5.9-, and Freescale Semico...

Sweetie 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Gold Wall
This route is mostly a 5.6 dihedral, perfect for a starting leader. The climb starts on a dihedral slab that goes through a small roof down low at the 2nd bolt.(5.9) A few more slab moves get you to a great stance and easier terrain. Climb a beautiful 5.6 dihedral til it pinches off. Step out left and follow easy face (5.2)? past a bolt to the summit of Sweetie pillar. 2 raps with a 70m rope....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Watchtower and Sweetie, from the fork in the trail
BETA PHOTO: Watchtower and Sweetie, from the fork in the trail

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By AWinters
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From: NH
Jul 17, 2011
Very high quality rock and a great spot to hang for a couple hours.