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Checkerboard Wall

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About Checkerboard Wall:

This is a good cragging area in the Black - relatively easy approach, good rock, and short 6 pitch climbs. Access it via the Cruise Gully, and hang a left on a faint trail just after the second rappel. The approach takes about 20 minutes if the raps are fixed, maybe a little longer if not.

All route end on a big ledge below the summit pinnacle. Walk left along the ledge on a trail, and bushwhack up an unpleasant 4th class gully to the rim. Wander along the rim back to the Cruise Gully trail. The walkoff takes about 30-40 minutes and is no fun.
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Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Trad
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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 3.78/5 Maiden Voyage 5.9 18
1 Average Rating = 4.33/5 The Checkerboard Wall 5.10c 7
1 Average Rating = 2.67/5 The Monkey & The Engineer 5.10a 4