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Holy Trinity

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Holy Trinity 


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Location: 37.52349, -118.57518 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, Adam Winters, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Tom Helvie on Jul 21, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Pick Pocket Topo

Description 

This pocketed wall gets morning and early afternoon sun and some shade late in the day. Standouts here are Pick Pocket (5.11a) and the "Sex" routes. Some routes in the center start off of a ledge which requires an easy 5th class scramble.


Getting There 

From the upper approach, hike south down the gorge, past the trestle, around the corner, over the log and the bridge, through the nettle swamp and take the left trail up towards the insanely chalked wall.


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Holy Trinity:
Pick Pocket   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Sex   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Sex Packets   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
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Sex 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Holy Trinity
This very aesthetic and potentially pumpy route follows the blunt arete to the left of "Sex Packets." No stand-out cruxes, but it feels long and sustained, not to mention exposed. Less steep than From Chocolate to Morphine another fine .11d in the Gorge, this route will seem less pumpy if you have good technique. Considering the high quality of this route, it seems under-traveled....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Jeff Scheuerell
Mar 6, 2014

What's the deal with the route right of Please Baby Baby??? All that chain at the anchor?

By Tom Helvie
From: Bishop, CA
Mar 6, 2014

@Jeff
It's called Uncle Reach .11d put up by Dr. Mark Robinson. I hear it's probably 12a if you're short. I think the chain and multiple bolts has to do with rock quality (separating the bolts a bit more than usual) but I haven't been up there so that's just a guess. There's some good link ups on that wall though. Starting on Uncle Reach and angling across Please Baby to finish on Pick Pocket is 11a and starting on Pick Pocket finishing on Please Baby is 12a. Both are fun. The pocket jugs on the middle portion of Please Baby are awesome.

By Jeff Scheuerell
Mar 7, 2014

Thanks Tom...you know the Gorge.