Motherlode Rock - East Face Rock Climbing
Motherlode Rock (East Face Right), Holcomb Valley ...
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
Motherlode 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Motherlode Rock - East Face
A boulder problem start (crux) on thin edges with poor feet is encountered before the first bolt, after which the climbing is no harder than 5.10; one more bolt leads to a ledge. Make some cool stemming moves off the ledge and finish up an arete to anchors.A little squeezed down low, but the climbing is fairly good and higher the routes on either side diverge. It's possible to combine the lower half of Black Bart with the upper portion of this route to get a fun 5.10 route...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: 1. Golden Nugget (5.10a) 2. Motherload (5.11b) 3. ...
BETA PHOTO: Motherlode Rock (East Face Left), Holcomb Valley P...
Tom Donnely above the crux of Motherload.