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Gunsmoke Wall

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After the Gold Rush TR 
Bacon Taco S 
Black Powder T 
Cali Gold TR 
Drug of Choice S 
Fever Pitch S 
Filet of Sole T 
Finger Crimping Good S 
Gunsmoke T 
Long Branch S 
Narcotic Prayer TR 
Powderhorn S 
Rawhide S 
Smokin' the Rock S 
Smoking Gun S 
Testosterone Crack S 
Triple Decker T 

Gunsmoke Wall  


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Elevation: 7,500'
Location: 34.3082, -116.8785 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 29, 2006
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Al finishing the crux of Smokin' the Rock.

Description 

This is the large formation located across the Ampitheatre from the Claim Jumper Wall and the Thunderbird Wall with climbs on it's south and west faces.

Recommended routes here include Black Powder (5.5), Gunsmoke (5.9), Powderhorn (5.10a), Smoking Gun (5.10b), Finger Crimping Good (5.11c) and Drug Of Choice (5.12a).

Getting There 

Easily reached from the vicinity of the Thunderbird Wall or the Claim Jumper Wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.5 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',7],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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 Gunsmoke Wall:
Black Powder   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Powderhorn   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Testosterone Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Bacon Taco   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Drug of Choice   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Topo for Testosterone Crack

Testosterone Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Gunsmoke Wall
This route climbs the obvious right-facing corner left of Bacon Taco via stemming, liebacking and even some face moves and goes at a much easier grade than inital appearances might suggest.The route was orginally done without any bolts and by climbing the crack without stemming (5.11 but contrived). Years later the line was bolted by climbers thinking they were doing the FA and with the discovery that a little stemming lowers the grade has become a semi-popular route in the area. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Gunsmoke Wall (South Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
BETA PHOTO: Gunsmoke Wall (South Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacl...
The west face of the Gunsmoke Wall.
BETA PHOTO: The west face of the Gunsmoke Wall.
Gunsmoke Wall (NW Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Gunsmoke Wall (NW Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

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