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The east face of Motherlode Rock is fairly long wall with a high concentration of climbs on the left side and only a few routes on the rest of the rock. Climbs here tend to be on the short side but feature excellent rock and protection. Morning sun and afternoon shade.
Easily reached from the vicinty of The Ampitheatre (Claim Jumper Wall, Gunsmoke Wall or Thunderbird Wall) by a network of trails or from the northern parking area by another series of trails.
15 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Motherlode Rock - East Face:
Psychedelic Sluice 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Fire in the Hole 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Golden Nugget 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Lodestone 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Out of Our Mines 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Black Bart 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Motherlode 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Featured Route For Motherlode Rock - East Face
Golden Nugget 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Motherlode Rock - East Face
This, one of the first lines on the wall is located on the left side of the east face and is the second bolted route from the left; it lies about 15' right of Fire in the Hole. Boudery moves on thin but positive edges start things off, and lead to a crux section moving past the 2nd bolt. Once past the crux, the holds increase in size and the angle kicks back to a slab for a short section before finishing on vertical jugs.Great moves on excellent rock make this a popular climb on a popular...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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