REI Community
The Frontera
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Beef Stew S 
Captain Bullet S 
Choss Whisperer , The S 
Gunsmoke S 
Jerrys' Kids S 
Powder Keg S 
Quick and the Dead, The S 
Three Suns S 

Captain Bullet 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c

Type:  Sport, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: Scott Wright
Page Views: 1,268
Submitted By: Taylor Roy on Aug 20, 2007

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (10)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Mono working through the bulge on Captain Bullet


Twenty feet off the road, and enticingly steep, this handsome route begs to be climbed every time you drive by.

Make some pocket moves past two huge watermelon sized cobbles to the crux which involves a bomber kneebar, and some bad slopers.

Since this route is short, and it's very difficult to clip the last bolt, an attentive belay is required to keep a falling climber from hitting the ground.


The obvious chalked up line next to the National Forest sign. Since the river runs directly below this route, it might be difficult/impossible to climb this during the high water season.


Quickdraws are required. The anchors have carabiners. A kneepad is useful, and a 50 meter rope will very easily get you back to the ground.

Photos of Captain Bullet Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mono fighting up small sloping holds, sans knee ba...
Mono fighting up small sloping holds, sans knee ba...
Rock Climbing Photo: Me on Captain Bullets.
Me on Captain Bullets.

Comments on Captain Bullet Add Comment
Show which comments
By Jay Knower
From: Campton, NH
Feb 18, 2008
rating: 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c

This is a good route. Despite it's closeness to the road, Captain Bullet is in an aesthetic setting.
By Tim Steele
From: Bishop, CA.
Jul 12, 2011

does anybody know what the routes are to the left of captain bullet on the same wall. thx
By Jason Stevens
From: Ephraim, UT
Jan 26, 2012

FA: Scott "Psycho Sid" Wright

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About