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Garden Wall  


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Submitted By: Kristin McNamara on Jan 13, 2004
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Climbed everything else at Bishop Peak? I guess you'd better head here. A little steeper than I'd want to walk up, but a little too horizontal to really appeal. There's one questionable move on the whole rock. Slab central. Maybe it's good practice for leading on slab? God help you if you actually fall here.

Getting There 

From the main trail, go up past the fence and just before it cuts back into the trees, head right on the climber trail. Head left at the first cut back. Follow this up to P Wall. Keep heading left until you find yourself with Garden Wall on your left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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 Garden Wall:
Doggie Style   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Floyd Hayes leading Look Ma No Hands. Photo by Cheri Ermshar.

Look Ma, No Hands 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Central Coast : ... : Garden Wall
The first bolt is 25' off the deck under the small right-facing corner in the middle of the wall. It is not more than 5.3 up to that bolt. Go straight over the corner or even left of it - this is the crux move. Ignore the diagonal right sloping ledge out of the corner....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Garden Wall routes, 18 April 2004
BETA PHOTO: Garden Wall routes, 18 April 2004
Garden Wall is a great destination for beginners and beginning leaders.  <br /> <br />Routes in the topo are: <br /> <br />A - Look Ma No Hands 5.6/5.7 (1 star) 3 (or 4) bolts. Move left at the small roof (5.7?) and clip 1 or 2 more bolts before the anchors. FA - Joe Potter & Ryan Bellow, 1989.  <br /> <br />B - Madison Square Garden 5.6 (2 stars) 4 bolts. Move right at the small roof and follow the seam up easier ground to the anchors. FA  Pete & Carl Gulyash, 1982.  <br /> <br />C - Woofs of a Wandering St. Bernard 5.8 (1 star) 4 bolts. Move up and left at the roof. FA  Joe Potter & Ryan Bello, 1989.  <br /> <br />D - Doggie Style 5.8 (1 star) 4 bolts. Move right at the roof and work your way right and go up to the right hand anchors. The 5.9 move above the last bolt can be bypassed by moving up the seam to the left of the bolt and doing a small mantle move. FA  John Knight & Theron Moses, 2006.  <br /> <br />Send me an e-mail if you want me to send you a PDF with the route descriptions on the same page. <br /> <br />John
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By John Knight
Mar 12, 2009
CONDITION REPORT 
Please stay off all routes on Garden Wall for awhile. Last weekend we found an owls nest with eggs in the gully between P-Wall & Garden Wall. Please give them the room they need.

Besides, the Poison Oak is terrible up there right now. Seriously.
By Nick Fitton
Apr 18, 2004
This is a fun wall to climb for beginners to intermediate climbers. The slabs are easy lead climbs to set up a top rope and then you can play in the corner crack system. The poison oak is Baaaaad.