Headwall/Leaning Pillar Rock Climbing
The Headwall and Leaning Pillar is the complex area uphill and north of the Mushroom Boulder and the Voices Wall. It offers steep exposed climbing on single and multi-pitch routes.
Follow the trail uphill around the right side of the Mushroom Boulder from the streamed. The Leaning Pillar is the obvious huge blade of rock perched under the bulging Headwall.
Climbing Season For the Angeles National Forest area.
Weather station 3.2 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Headwall/Leaning Pillar
You Are Here 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA
: Los Angeles Basin
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Climb the left edge of the massive flake that forms the chimney at the base of the Headwall. Pull onto the face and utilize the left edge of the pillar to heel hook and side pull to clip the 1st bolt. Continue up the face, frequently using the left side of the pillar and face holds to make progress up the pillar. A crux bulge at 3/4 height leads to the anchor on the Headwall and a stance atop the pillar. The 2nd pitch continues up and over a bulge to the anchors. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA