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Knob Wall  

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Knob Wall gets its name from the preponderance of large brown knobs protruding from the granite. There are two easy climbs on the right side that follow these lines of knobs, perfect for the beginning climber but also fun solos for anyone wanting a warm-up before tackling the wall’s more challenging lines. These harder climbs are on steeper terrain and tiny crimps but mostly finish on easy knobs. There is a bolted anchor for the two easy lines and another that serves the four harder lines. Descent is via an easy walk-off to the northeast.

Getting There 

Same as that for Main Wall Left. From there, continue to the southwest, picking up a faint trail that heads west over the ridge, down along the north side of Knob Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Knob Wall:
Knobulator   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Blue Collar   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Featured Route For Knob Wall
DI, showing the back-breaker block in front.

Drunken Indian 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Inland Empire : ... : Knob Wall
This climb, with the politically incorrect name, starts directly below the short vertical crack. Begin on tiny and improbable edges, carefully working up the seam past one bolt to the horizontal. Get into the hand crack and follow up and right as it widens into a ledge. Finish at the anchor for Blue Collar. This is a dangerous lead as a fall from the crux could land your back or head on the end of a block that is only a couple feet away from the wall, directly in line with the route. Starti...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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