Gunsmoke Wall Rock Climbing
Al finishing the crux of Smokin' the Rock.
Easily reached from the vicinity of the Thunderbird Wall or the Claim Jumper Wall.
Climbing Season For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.
Weather station 4.5 miles from here
18 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Gunsmoke Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gunsmoke Wall:
Powderhorn 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Bacon Taco 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Gunsmoke Wall
Bacon Taco 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Gunsmoke Wall
This is the three bolt line on the left corner of the Southeast face of Gunsmoke Wall. Bacon Taco is a relatively little-known standout in the Pinnacles, a true diamond in the rough. Start below the small roofs, moving up and left to gain the first bolt. The moves here are a bit dicey - have your belayer give you a spot before clipping and watch your head under the roof! The crux comes next, moving up and right to a good stance to clip the second bolt. The second roof is an easy pull, leadi...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Gunsmoke Wall (South Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacl...
BETA PHOTO: The west face of the Gunsmoke Wall.
Gunsmoke Wall (NW Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Aug 31, 2015
There's an additional route between Filet of Sole and Testosterone Crack. Two bolts are visible from the ground, but presumably some gear is typically used between the bolts. I didn't climb it, so I don't have enough info to add it as a route directly. It starts in a dihedral, then onto an arete with features. It's about 8 ft to the right of Filet of Sole, but left of the big offwidth cracks that are ~ 5ft and 12 ft to the left of Testosterone.