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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',7],['1 Star',6],['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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Featured Route For Gunsmoke Wall
Sharp half pad crimps.

Finger Crimping Good 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Gunsmoke Wall
The climb originally ended at the ledge (5.11a), but the extension continues up and left by clipping the anchor (use a long sling) and then punches out the bulge above on horrible crimps to anchors at the top of the formation.Long and technical in nature, this packs a lot of crimping into it's length despite being broken up by the ledge midway. The extension is still cleaning up some, so don't be surprised if some small holds break off. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Gunsmoke Wall (South Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacl...
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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