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Pinky Pillar (backside)

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Pinky Pillar (backside) Rock Climbing 

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Location: 35.2355, -81.2739 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Eduardo Ramirez on Apr 29, 2012
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Kenny Johns leads Two Pitch(5.4) with Pinky Pillar...


The lone pillar next to Middle Finger Wall and in front of Two Pitch Wall. As small as a pinky when you compare it to Middle Finger.

Getting There 

From The Fortress, Gumbies Roof, and Middle Finger Backside scramble the gully sandwiched between Middle Finger and Two Pitch. When you are on top of the gully you'll see Pinky Pillar in front of Two Pitch.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Pinky Pillar (backside)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pinky Pillar (backside):
Escape From The Gumbies   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Featured Route For Pinky Pillar (backside)

Escape From The Gumbies 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  NC : Crowders Mountain : ... : Pinky Pillar (backside)
Original route starts low, just below a 1.5 to 2" crack underneath a small roof. Put pro in here with a very short or no runner and move straight up to the fixed knifeblade. Stay low while clipping the knifeblade to help with groundfall potential. Move straight up into cruxy moves and then over left to the bolt. A few neat, juggy moves lead to a chain anchor from there. An easier variation follows the left arete....[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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