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The Holiday Block is another free-standing rock formation, just north of the Pinnacle. As with the Pinnacle, there's a good mix of sport and trad lines on all sides of the Holiday Block, and many can be set up as topropes.
Same approach as for the Pinnacle.
16 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Holiday Block:
Chimney Approach 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Mark's Menace 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
That Eight (aka Kennel Club) 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
My Dog Has Fleas 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Walking the Dog 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Pump Handles 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Gravy Train 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 75'
Oyster 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
They Call Me Cruiser 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Cinco de Mayo 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Pigs in Zen (Tuesday's Gone) 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Rabies 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Never Believe 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Tales From the Hard Side 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Cruise This 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 38'
Plush 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
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Never Believe 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c AL : Sand Rock : Holiday Block
Start up steep face through a difficult move to arrive at a roof. Pull roof on good holds (wingspan helps) and continue to move up and left on jugs to shared shuts with Plush. Some good heel hooks and no-hand rests available (if you want them). Felt harder than the 11a rating from the DCA. Definitely gets your pump on....[more] Browse More Classics in AL
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