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Negress Wall

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Negress Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.51235, -118.57119 View Map  Incorrect?
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This is the first cliff encountered, on the left, at the bottom of the Central Gorge approach trail.
It's above the toilet.

Getting There 

Use Central Gorge approach.

Climbing Season

For the Central Gorge area.

Weather station 18.1 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Negress Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Negress Wall:
Fear of a Black Planet   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Ambassadors of Funk   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 125'   
James Brown   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Negress Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Shane's first lead!!! He sailed it easy.

Imprisoned Behind Lies 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Negress Wall
This is the first route encountered on the left side of the cliff, near the bottom of the trail. Climb the outside face of a small pillar past 2 bolts. Easy climbing leads past 8 more bolts to a three-bolt anchor. A good beginner's lead....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By brucy
Jul 13, 2016
The Negress Wall while featuring the most compact and least friable rock in the gorge, is also the greasiest and most slippery.

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