Elevation: 2,860 ft
GPS: 36.23, -115.336 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Matt McMurray on Nov 15, 2006 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: Justin Johnsen

Description

The Gun Club is a small canyon with routes lining both sides. The majority of the routes are relatively short (40 ft), but the short approach and quality of the routes make this a great crag for an evening outing, or an all-day climbfest.

The south wall (north facing) gets shade from mid-morning onwards, while the north wall (south facing) gets sun for most of the day. The rock here is sharp, and requires careful technique as well as some callouses. =)

Getting There

This approach is AWESOME; One of the easiest at La Madre! Take the 215 beltway to the West Cheyenne Ave. exit. Head west on Cheyenne past a small strip mall with a Chevron sign. The road curves to the right (north) and eventually intersects Alexander. BEFORE intersecting Alexander there is a dirt road heading west (left) toward the base of the escarpment. Follow this dirt road to an obvious parking area. You should see parallel canyon walls of The Gun Club to the West. Take the five-minute hike following the wash up the canyon to the base of the cliffs.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Gun Club

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 45
Bushmaster
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 32
Under Fire
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 46
Pistol Whipped
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 15
Young Guns
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Packing Heat
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 17
Sharpshooter
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 43
Under Cover
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 38
Clay Pigeon
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 37
Ricochet
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 24
Point Blank
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 10
Staring Down The Barrel
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 29
Muzzle Loader
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 31
High Caliber
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
#17
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
Rock Salt
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bushmaster Right (North) Wall
 45
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Under Fire Left (South) Wall
 32
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pistol Whipped Right (North) Wall
 46
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Young Guns Left (South) Wall
 15
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Packing Heat Right (North) Wall
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Sharpshooter Left (South) Wall
 17
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Under Cover Right (North) Wall
 43
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Clay Pigeon Right (North) Wall
 38
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Ricochet Right (North) Wall
 37
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Point Blank Right (North) Wall
 24
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Staring Down The Barrel Right (North) Wall
 10
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Muzzle Loader Right (North) Wall
 29
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
High Caliber Left (South) Wall
 31
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
#17 Right (North) Wall
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Rock Salt Right (North) Wall
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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