Motherlode Rock - East Face Rock Climbing
Tom Donnely above the crux of Motherload.
Easily reached from the vicinty of The Ampitheatre (Claim Jumper Wall, Gunsmoke Wall or Thunderbird Wall) by a network of trails or from the northern parking area by another series of trails.
Climbing Season For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.
Weather station 4.5 miles from here
15 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Motherlode Rock - East Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Motherlode Rock - East Face:
Lodestone 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Black Bart 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Motherlode 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Featured Route For Motherlode Rock - East Face
Fire in the Hole 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Motherlode Rock - East Face
The climb begins with a short, vertical section with side pulls and edges before gaining a high-angle, somewhat gritty slab reminiscent of Joshua Tree. The crux comes at the third bolt and involves a balancy high-step to better holds. The anchor is located just below a large dike to prevent wear on ropes when lowering, but for the full experience continue to the top to another set of anchors.This was one of the first routes done on the wall, and was originally done with a #3 RP (just befor...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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BETA PHOTO: 1. Golden Nugget (5.10a) 2. Motherload (5.11b) 3. ...