Pillar of Hope Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||34.4813, -117.1294 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||Bill Olszewski on Dec 7, 2007|
Climbers on Brewser and Rise and Devour on the Pil...
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
. 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.
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.
Weather station 5.2 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Pillar of Hope
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pillar of Hope:
Dismembered 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
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Rise and Devour 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA
: High Desert
: ... : Pillar of Hope
Mostly awkward movement up vertical to slightly overhanging plates, some of which are hollow. Moves distinctly right after the 2nd bolt onto vertical terrain and a shared juggy finish with Dismembered.Rated 5.10a/b in the guidebook but it seems just a little harder than that. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Dismembered and rise and devour
Pillar of Hope(left) and Gate keeper(right)