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Gold Wall

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Description 

This gold and orange colored wall forms the bottom left of the PSOM Slab.

Getting There 

Follow approach and hiking directions to PSOM. Turn left from the trail and follow the talus to the left up 100 yards or so.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.8 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['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 Gold Wall:
Pot Of Gold   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Orange Crush   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Faster Than Rust   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 70'   
Red To Riches   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Watchtower and Sweetie, from the fork in the trail

The Watchtower 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Gold Wall
This is single pitch lead, with 2 rappels. Climb an easy alcove up to a huge ledge.(rap anchor). from here,traverse out right to a dihedral on an arete.(1 bolt) About halfway up the pitch, step left out on to the face,(another bolt) and continue up the arete. Climb past 3 more bolts up a fun and exposed face to the anchor. While rappelling, A 70m rope JUST BARELY makes it to the top of the first big ledge.(bolt anchor) Then a 30 ft. rap to the ground from there. (or 1 double rope rap will take ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Watchtower and Sweetie, from the fork in the trail
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By Adam Winters
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From: the Shire
Jul 17, 2011
Very high quality rock and a great spot to hang for a couple hours.