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Elevation: 35 ft
GPS: 41.6064, -124.10471
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Shared By: Rick Shull on Sep 27, 2007
Admins: Rick Shull, Lurk Er, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The Main Wall is the largest formation at Promontory and is easily identified as the large "wave" of rock facing the ocean.

All of the routes from Humboldt Current > Great White are steep, featured, and fun.  However, they also have a tendency to be sandy (or very sandy), and although the big holds are solid, some of the smaller holds are fragile.  If you break anything, just consider it doing your part to clean up the routes!

Getting There Suggest change

Walk north from the parking area and look for the largest overhanging crag.

21 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Main Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 82
Humboldt Current
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 44
The Mermaid
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 40
Ride The Woody
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 19
Scurvy
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 17
Lost At Sea
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 13
Shrapnel
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 22
Pulling Teeth
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 10
Moonraker
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 42
Great White
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 5
Great White Direct
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 6
Scared Straight
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 5
Vista Del Norte
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 9
Redwood Burl
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 4
Full Mast
Sport
5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- 35 E9 7b
 4
Blackbeard's Tears
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Humboldt Current
 82
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Mermaid
 44
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Ride The Woody
 40
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Scurvy
 19
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Lost At Sea
 17
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Shrapnel
 13
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Pulling Teeth
 22
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Moonraker
 10
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Great White
 42
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Great White Direct
 5
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Scared Straight
 6
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Vista Del Norte
 5
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Redwood Burl
 9
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Full Mast
 4
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Blackbeard's Tears
 4
5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- 35 E9 7b Trad
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