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Routes in Pistol Whipped Wall

A Good Day to Die T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dangling Derelict T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Firing Line S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hair Trigger S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hang 'Em High TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Peacemaker, The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pistol Whipped S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ricochet S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shootin' Blanks S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Showdown, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Silver Bullet S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Description

The Pistol Whipped Wall is a large, west-facing wall which is actually the backside of the Thunderbird Wall, which is located in the Ampitheatre.

Routes here are vertical to slightly overhanging in nature and tend to be somewhat fingery, with mostly positive holds. Recommended routes here include Ricochet (5.10a), Hair Trigger (5.10c), Pistol Whipped (5.11a), Firing Line (5.11c) and The Showdown (5.11d).

Routes listed from left to right:

Dangling Derelict (5.10a)
Hang 'Em High (5.10d TR)
Ricochet (5.10a)
The Peacemaker (5.11a)
Shootin' Blanks (5.10b)
The Showdown (5.11d)
Pistol Whipped (5.11a)
A Good Day to Die (5.8)
Silver Bullet (5.10a)
Hair Trigger (5.10c)
Firing Line (5.11c)

Getting There

If coming from the vicinity of The Ampitheatre walk west past the south face of the Thunderbird Wall to hit the wall at it's south end near the route Firing Line.

From the Motherlode Wall head south towards the Gunsmoke Wall and then south along a trail which will lead to the left side of the wall near the route Ricochet.

To get there from the northern parking area, hike the 4x4 road (3N07A) south until the wall comes into view and then take the trail that branches off near the left side of the formation - you'll hit the wall near the route Dangling Derelict.

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