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Elevation: 7,272 ft
GPS: 38.8631, -120.21877
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Shared By: Brian Quiter on Oct 13, 2004 · Updates
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurk Er, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Black Beauty is a vertical black granite face with numerous flared cracks to play on. It is vertical for the bottom half of the cliff band then there is an almost-flat ledge before the slab above gets steeper as it goes up to the top.

All routes can be toproped either after one is lead or by rappelling from the top of the wall (there are chains) down the slab to the top anchors of the routes.

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Once you've arrived at the main wall, Black Beauty Wall is easily seen. Its the left-facing wall just right of the main wall.

Walk over there.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Black Beauty Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 30
Velvet Gloves
Trad, TR
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 11
Essence
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Velvet Gloves
 30
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Essence
 11
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, TR
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