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The Ponderosa Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 46.49374, -110.44699 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: A Pankratz on Jun 26, 2016


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Just past the Welcome Rock will be a large limestone wall on the North Side of the canyon. (9) bolted sport routes ranging from 5.7 to 5.12a. There are many nice level alcoves to set up a base station for your gear and kids.

Getting There 

The Ponderosa Wall is found on the SE side of this Chert Stone Dome. Hike up to the NW through the trees along a faint climbers path to access the route all along the wall.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 7.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For The Ponderosa Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: The Big Empty, 5.8+

The Big Empty 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  MT : Castle Mountains : ... : The Ponderosa Wall
When I saw the route's name was the same as the title of the Guide Book that brought us to this canyon, we had to do it.For the grade and the area its a classic. Sustained moderate face climbing with great feet for the first section with the use of the crack on your left. At the bush in the middle a large crack heads up to the right but to stay on route you need to head left and up.The crack and di-hedral it follows to the left has a few loose spots so watch what you pull o...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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