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Routes in Rusty Wall

Finish What You Started T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Maneater, The T,TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
O'Kelley's Crack T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Riddles in the Dark (aka Ok Crank) T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Slapshot T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Wangerbanger T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Description

What the Rusty Wall lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. There are two excellent, steep cracks to climb here: O'Kelley's Crack (5.10c) on the right and Wangerbanger (5.11c) to the left.

Getting There

From Echo Tee, hang a left and, if driving, park where the dirt road ends at a gate, which is the entrance to Keys Ranch. Walk west towards the obvious orange-colored wall. Approach time: 10 minutes.

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Murf  
Rusty Wall is part of the Outback , not Echo! Nov 25, 2002
M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
Murf - I'm just going by Randy's guide here. He categorizes Rusty Wall under "Echo Rock Area". It's right on the border between Echo and The Outback. Nov 25, 2002
tom donnelly
san diego
tom donnelly   san diego
As you take the trail west from the parking area towards Rusty wall, the trail goes between 2 rocks, and then branches off to the right from the main trail.
Do not continue on the main trail; it is private property. Often the No Trespassing signs are stolen. Rusty Wall is near the boundary and Aussie Foods Wall is almost right on the boundary. Anything to the west and southwest of those Walls is private property, where target shooting is legal. Dec 5, 2014

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