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Predator Wall - South Face

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Crack in the Armor S 
Easy Prey S 
Hallraker S 
Hero Worship S 
Mental Block S 
Predator, The S 
Rainbow Drive S 
Sex Magik S 
Sex Predator/Sex Deviant S 
Straight Ahead S 
Vertigo S 

Predator Wall - South Face Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 18, 2006

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Standing alone up and left from the parking area is the impressive south face with it's suberb collection of steep thuggy routes - Vertigo (5.11a), Hero Worship (5.11b), Rainbow Drive (5.11b), Crack in the Armor (5.12a), The Predator (12b), Sex Magik (5.12c) and Hallraker (5.12d) all come highly recommended.

Getting There 

Wander up from the parking area taking care not to spill your latte. Plan on a 3-5 minute approach depending upon your fitness.

Climbing Season

Weather station 16.3 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Predator Wall - South Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Predator Wall - South Face:
Vertigo   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport   
Hero Worship   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Rainbow Drive   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Hallraker   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Predator Wall - South Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Hallraker!

Hallraker 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  CA : High Desert : ... : Predator Wall - South Face
Stick clip the first bolt, and then climb the vertical/slightly overhanging face past a series of overlapping roofs via thin edges, underclings and sidepulls (a kneebar can be found past the 2nd bolt) to the fourth bolt. The crux is a continuous series of bouldery moves on small edges from the fourth to fifth bolt as you work past some overlaps and a shallow left-facing corner. Once past the crux, work left to gain the sixth bolt and better holds and then hang on for the ride to the anchors. Te...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Predator Wall - South Face Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Sam Owings on The Mental Block.
Sam Owings on The Mental Block.
Rock Climbing Photo: Predator wall
BETA PHOTO: Predator wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Predator Wall profile. Photo by Blitzo.
Predator Wall profile. Photo by Blitzo.

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By duh
Feb 1, 2007
There are several new routes on the North and North East side, that are not in the guide.
By John Robinson
From: Elk Grove, ca
Dec 19, 2009
We found 2 routes that arn't in the Mayr guide. We didn't do either one of them. one is on the right side (East end) of the main wall and looks fairly easy. The other one is right of this on the East wall and looks harder.
By duh
Dec 21, 2009
There are two routes on the narrow east face between Easy Prey 10a, far right side of the south face and The Redtail Arete 12a, far left side of the north face. The left route, just right and around the arete from Easy Prey is 11a/b, I can't remember what we called it. The right route, just left and around the arete from The Readtail Arete is called Central High. I can't remember what it's rating is 5.9 or 10a. It has a high 1st bolt and two more above to no anchors on top. It's an old Brutus route done in the 80's.

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