Scheelite Canyon / Pratt's Crack Gully Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||37.3838, -118.676 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||AWinters on Feb 28, 2009|
The most obvious and popular side-canyon in Pine Creek. This area offers the highest concentration of established quality routes and clean cracks including Chuck Pratt's title offwidth. Other sub-areas found here are the Mustache Wall, Ministry Wall, and the Oser Wall. Route development here has exploded in the last 5 years, and the potential for more is overwhelming.
This is the most common destination for visiting climbers.
Turn right off Pine Creek Rd. after 7.7 miles onto a dirt road across from the campground. The road forks immediately- take the right side and drive up a couple hundred yards to the parking area. Hike into the canyon.
Weather station 12.0 miles from here
114 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',23],['3 Stars',68],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Scheelite Canyon / Pratt's Crack Gully
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Scheelite Canyon / Pratt's Crack Gully:
Featured Route For Scheelite Canyon / Pratt's Crack Gully
The Megaplex 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a California
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Mustache Wall
Excellent three pitch sport route on the right side of the Mustache Wall.P1- Follows the arete over a small roof up to a two bolt belay stance outside a flared slot. The crux(11c) is low on the pitch, below the roof.P2-Continues up the crack then takes a wild traverse out left where you encounter a thin move(11c) before traversing back right to the second bolted anchor.P3-Follow another wild traverse back left that ends with an under cling to a cruxy move up onto the arete. Continue up the arete...[more] Browse More Classics in California
BETA PHOTO: The entrance to 'Sheelite Canyon/Pratt's Crack Gul...
Tai Devore ("Mr. Pine Creek") doing the ...
Overview of Pine Creek's main climbing areas with ...
Pratt's Crack area. Photo by Blitzo.
|Comments on Scheelite Canyon / Pratt's Crack Gully
By Phil Esra
May 27, 2014
This area is THICK with classic lines. Maximum stars. Can get pretty crowded.