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Pistol Whipped Wall Rock Climbing
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DescriptionThe 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)
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 ThereIf 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.
Classic Climbing Routes at Pistol Whipped Wall
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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