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Hit and Run Area 

Billy Land  


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Location: 38.84605, -120.0679 View Map  Incorrect?
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Climbing in Billy Land. Gene St Dennis on the firs...

Description 

Billy Land is the dome-like formation, between 5.12 Wall and Old Peculiar.
It consists of The Hit and Run area and what is now known as The Gangsta Wall.

Getting There 

Take the PCT to The 5.12 Wall, then continue to this area.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',1],['5.8',5],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Billy Land:
Thug Life   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   Gangsta Wall
California Love   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 190'   Gangsta Wall
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Featured Route For Billy Land
The first ascent of "Path of Light", 198...

Path of Light 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Gangsta Wall
A slightly runout trad route that has effectively been replaced by newer bolted routes to either side of it. Start in a thin seam that turns into a shallow crack with a bush. The start is the same for CA Love, but where CA Love moves left onto the bolted face, continue strait up. Eventually the crack ends and the route wanders up looking for places to put in small gear until you get to a ledge with a two bolt anchor. You can belay here, or continue up a right facing corner to the top. Essentiall...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Most of the routes at the Gangsta Wall - apologies...
BETA PHOTO: Most of the routes at the Gangsta Wall - apologies...

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