Main Wall Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||37.6011, -119.0213 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||Euan Cameron on Sep 30, 2012|
Pulling the crux moves on the FA of Sirocco.
The main wall is the tall face at the center of the crag as you approach from below. The wall is composed of slabs at the base with steeper sections and overlaps above the slabs and a vertical head wall.
All the climbs feature excellent solid granite, and since it sits high above the steep slopes below the exposure when climbing feels more that it should.
The wall sits between two wide steep gullies.
All the climbs require a 60m rope.
As you walk up the drainage continue up to the base of the crag and move up leftwards to reach the base of the slab. The climbs start here and move leftwards.
Climbing Season For the Horseshoe Piles area.
Weather station 4.5 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Main Wall
Sirocco 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b California
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Main Wall
Start up the well featured slab trending slightly left as you head for the overlap.Clip the bolt at the over lap then make the crux moves up and over on to the slab. Continue up the slab above with interesting moves as you gain the final shallow chimney that leads to the anchors....[more] Browse More Classics in California
BETA PHOTO: Main Wall Topo
By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Sep 30, 2012
None of the anchors are easily accessible from above. The best way to access the anchors is by climbing the routes!