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Pillar of Hope

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Pillar of Hope  


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Elevation: 3,200'
Location: 34.4813, -117.1294 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bill Olszewski on Dec 7, 2007
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Description 

This is the east pillar of the twin pillars of Hope and Despair. The East face is about 40' high and features two very nice, pumpy 5.10's: Rise and Devour and Dismembered. The south-facing arete starts on lower ground, allowing for the lengthier Brewser (5.9). There are a couple more climbs on the west face, in the corridor between the pillars. The rock is solid with a good bite for the shoes on account of the coarse grain.

Getting There 

Approach as for the Cemetery/Pillar of Despair. The Pillar of Hope lies directly to the east of the Pillar of Pain, and southwest of the Gate Keeper.

Climbing Season


4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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 Pillar of Hope:
Dismembered   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
Rise and Devour   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Featured Route For Pillar of Hope
Debbie leading Brewser

Brewser 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : High Desert : ... : Pillar of Hope
Located on the south face of the pillar, start in a small corridor on good holds to the first bolt. Although not technically difficult for the grade, Brewser requires some thinking as the sequence is critical and not obvious. Higher up, the climb is more slab than edges. All in all, a good climb that never eases up too much. Rappel to descend....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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the Pillar of Hope
the Pillar of Hope
Dismembered and rise and devour
BETA PHOTO: Dismembered and rise and devour
Pillar of Hope(left) and Gate keeper(right)
Pillar of Hope(left) and Gate keeper(right)

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