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Classic Climbs for Motherlode Rock


Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Psychedelic Sluice
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Grizzly Wizard
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Whiptail
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Golden Nugget
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fire in the Hole
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Powder Keg
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lodestone
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Reach for the Sky
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Nitroglycerine
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Short Fuse
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Panning for Gold
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mighty Quinn
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Stake Your Claim
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Black Bart
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Out of Our Mines
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Long Arm of The Law
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Motherlode
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Psychedelic Sluice Motherlode Rock - E Face 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Grizzly Wizard Motherlode Rock - N Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Whiptail Motherlode Rock - N Face 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Golden Nugget Motherlode Rock - E Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Fire in the Hole Motherlode Rock - E Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Powder Keg Motherlode Rock - N Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Lodestone Motherlode Rock - E Face 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Reach for the Sky Motherlode Rock - W Face 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Nitroglycerine Motherlode Rock - N Face 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Short Fuse Motherlode Rock - N Face 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Panning for Gold Motherlode Rock - W Face 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Mighty Quinn Motherlode Rock - W Face 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Stake Your Claim Motherlode Rock - W Face 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Black Bart Motherlode Rock - E Face 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Out of Our Mines Motherlode Rock - E Face 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Long Arm of The Law Motherlode Rock - W Face 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Motherlode Motherlode Rock - E Face 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport