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Walkabout Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.60731, -118.13019 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dave Daly on Dec 24, 2008
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Description 

So far, two routes exist on this wall, which are located on the first formation to the right just before entering 'The Ghosts'. The routes are located on the north side with the right most route presenting better quality rock.

Getting There 

Upon initially entering the DXM/The Ghost area, there is a campsite on the left hand side which is located at the fork in the road. Park at or near the camping spot and walk to the north side of the road and locate a trail heading northwest to the first rock formation seen. Once at the formation (Walkabout Wall), skirt around its northern side. Locate an alcove amongst desert sage brush. Within that alcove is a somewhat pointed arete. This is the first route on the northern side. The second route is approximately 25' to the right of the first.

Climbing Season

For the Alabama Hills area.

Weather station 13.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Chalk-A-Dile Dumb Deed 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Walkabout Wall
Start on the left side of the north wall at an arete. Climb straight up the arete to a pair of Mussey hooks. The rock here is very granular, sharp and somewhat unfriendly....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Eric A Beck
Mar 18, 2016
We climbed here yesterday. There is actually a third route between the other two. We tr'd it off the anchors of Chalk... It follows a seam/thin crack with a single bolt at the top. Appears to protect with small cams. Protection looks good, not great. We called it 5.9 and thought it was a god route.

This crag is very close, only 50 yards

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