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The Power Wall has a good concentration of shortish routes (we never moved our packs, an IC first); the best are in the 11+-5.12 range and require smaller gear. Warm up on a couple of easy hand/big hand cracks, check out the 140' 5.10 Flower Power dihedral, and then get ready to crank. Power Line (5.12) is the obvious 1" splitter, slightly overhanging; this may be TR'ed via a 5.11 stem/LB to its right. Thin cracks to the right are 5.12 and take a bunch of TCUs, or swing over from the warmup and toprope it. A widening corner on the left end, off a ledge, is 5.10.
Exposure is west. Bring two ropes to climb Flower Power (fun, worthwhile), or one if you just want to climb the shorter stuff.
Approach by parking as for Scarface and walking up an old road across (east) the drainage from Scarface; the Power Wall is the buttress at the back of the canyon. Head for a dirt cone with a cubical boulder and a rutted road on it.
Weather station 12.4 miles from here
19 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Power Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Power Wall:
Unamed 5.8 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Power Play 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Power Paws 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Electric 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Power Line 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Featured Route For Power Wall
Power wall makes you tough (and patriotic). Dave H...
From: Oak Park, CA
Nov 17, 2016
the best approach trail to the Power Wall is about 50 ft more south of the Scarface downhill trailhead, on the same side of the road. this narrow but well-worn trail doesn't seem wide enough to ever been an old road. hard to see from afar at first, but it becomes more visible as you step close, with a flat walk off of the road onto dirt and grass. it would keep you on the southside grassy terrain out of the washes and off of the delicate soil later beyond the drainages. this better approach trail is clearly visible from up at the elevated base of Power Wall.