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Upper Shooting Gallery Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Rick Shull on Jul 23, 2007
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Description 

The Upper Shooting Gallery has a number of 5.10 and 5.11 routes and the rock ranges from ok to superb.

Getting There 

Follow the trail and fixed ropes up to the left side or climb the Shard (5.9) to its top bolt and traverse right to the belay platform and chain anchors.

Climbing Season

For the Shooting Gallery area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',6],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Shooting Gallery

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Shooting Gallery:
Bambi Slayer   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Gold Rush   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Bambi Slayer takes the gray streak 15 feet right o...

Bambi Slayer 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : Redwood Coast : ... : Upper Shooting Gallery
Bambi Slayer is one of the "early" routes at the Aretes. This is the type of stone you traveled all that way for. As soon as you step off the ground this climb hits you full on. The "ground" at this point is a ledge 80 feet above the base of the Visions Wall. Pull out and onto the wall with insecure lie backs to increasingly better holds. The crux of Bambi is getting past the second bolt. Even though the crux is behind you, the climbing never lets up. This is gently overhanging, well featured li...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By CrimperE6
From: cheltenham, UK, SW is the BEST
Oct 22, 2015
Best to reach this area from the walk around from Boardwalk (the guidebook doesnt make this clear) slightly a pain in the arse to get to and belay etc.. DEFINITELY BRING A HELMET!

Upper wall routes looked amazing, unfortunately not the purity of line i was hoping for, trying too hard to force a line and the bolt positions reflected this. Nice rock thou, good for a change of scenery, but I preferred the visions wall++

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