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Delancey Rock

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Wall Street S 

Delancey Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,500'
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 20, 2010

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This is the lower of the two crags and is slightly larger, taller and more interesting looking than it's uphill neighbor. Routes here are a little dirty and still in the process of cleaning up.

Routes from left to right:

Bearish (5.10c)
Skyscraper (5.10c)
Delancey Crack (5.7)
Wall Street (5.10a)
Bullish (5.9)

Getting There 

From the Lost Orbit Rock - East Face hike east, passing a seasonal stream, and then pick up a well-worn trail heading north. The crags, the first ones encountered, are readily visible just to the right (east). Plan on a 5 minute walk from Lost Orbit Rock, a 10 minute walk from the vicinity of Parking Lot Rock and a 15 minute walk from the upper parking area.

Climbing Season

For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Skyscraper 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Delancey Rock
I guess to build a skyscraper you have to have a solid foundation. Skyscraper is all about the start. The fun begins with an off-balance and hard-to-reach clip. This height-dependent crux involves a long reach and delicate balance to work into a stem. Key holds allow the climber to work up while continuing to stem, to reach the second bolt and a large flake on the left. Tenuous moves gain the wall above, where more straightforward climbing leads to the anchor, shared with Bearish. Rappel t...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Delancey Rock, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Delancey Rock, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Rock Climbing Photo: Delancey Rock from the northwest.
BETA PHOTO: Delancey Rock from the northwest.

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By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Nov 2, 2013
Different in character to the Central Pinnacles, climbs here respond well to good balance and graceful technique rather than power.

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