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Mother Load Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: dholte on Sep 20, 2015


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Shady in the morning, plenty of trees. Afternoon sun.

Getting There 

Standard approach: Follow the climbers trail downhill from Stoner's Cave. Look for bolts on the top of the rock, as you're approaching from the back.

Alternate approach: Get lost looking for the Waterfall Wall, climb Mother Load wall instead.

Climbing Season

For the Castle Rock Area area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Mother Load
Rock Climbing Photo: Chewy's Lookout

Chewy's Lookout 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Mother Load
Fun warmup for the area, with thoughtful moves, or my beta was trash, which is also a distinct possibility. This could be an "interesting" lead, as there are two trees immediately behind the route (only a few feet), if you were to fall. I opted for a TR.Route is named for Bill Wagg's dog. Who is Bill Wagg? Who was Chewy? I don't know, I bring you the info from a guidebook. If anyone knows, tell me....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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