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Gold Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.38762, -118.67283 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Justin Johnsen, Salamanizer suchoski, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jason Chinchen on May 1, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Watchtower and Sweetie, from the fork in the trail

Description 

This gold and orange colored wall forms the bottom left of the PSOM Slab.

Getting There 

Follow approach and hiking directions to PSOM. Turn left from the trail and follow the talus to the left up 100 yards or so.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.2 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Gold Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gold Wall:
The Watchtower   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 220'   
Sweetie   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 230'   
Orange Crush   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Pot Of Gold   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Freescale Semiconductor   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
Austin loves dragons   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Faster Than Rust   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Watchtower and Sweetie, from the fork in the trail

The Watchtower 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Gold Wall
This is single pitch lead, with 2 rappels. Climb an easy alcove up to a huge ledge.(rap anchor). from here,traverse out right to a dihedral on an arete.(1 bolt) About halfway up the pitch, step left out on to the face,(another bolt) and continue up the arete. Climb past 3 more bolts up a fun and exposed face to the anchor. While rappelling, A 70m rope JUST BARELY makes it to the top of the first big ledge.(bolt anchor) Then a 30 ft. rap to the ground from there. (or 1 double rope rap will take ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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By AWinters
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From: NH
Jul 17, 2011
Very high quality rock and a great spot to hang for a couple hours.

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