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Shooting Gallery Rock Climbing 

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The Shooting Gallery is located at the farthest left portion of the cliffs. The routes start off a series of ledges and can be reached by a trail on either side of the Tower of Babble. Some scrambling is required to get to the base of some of the climbs and the starts can be quite exposed. Currently, there are fixed ropes on the approaches as well as along the ledges.

Note: the Shooting Gallery is named for a reason. The base of the upper Shooting Gallery is a steep, loose slope, and any rocks that get dislodged (which is a fairly common occurrence) funnel down the upper portion and eventually into the lower Shooting Gallery. Exercise extreme caution when multiple parties are climbing in the Shooting Gallery, or climb somewhere else.

Getting There 

Walk left from the parking area and follow the left fork at the base of the main formation up a steep slope with fixed lines. Takes about 5 minutes from the base.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Shooting Gallery

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shooting Gallery:
Cedar's Dihedral   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   The Boardwalk
Bambi Slayer   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Upper Shooting Gallery
Gold Rush   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Upper Shooting Gallery
Whiplash   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 130'   Lower Shooting Gallery
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Featured Route For Shooting Gallery
Rock Climbing Photo: Goldrush

Gold Rush 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  California : Redwood Coast : ... : Upper Shooting Gallery
Follow the golden water streak up the center of the Shooting Gallery. A steep start leads to a reachy crux at the third bolt. The rest of the climb is pump-management and route finding, there's always a jug to be found......[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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By Sic Nabo
Sep 2, 2016
8/27/2016: 2 new bomber platforms were constructed in the upper shooting gallery in the vicinity of Goldrush.

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