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Pinnacle Peak proper is the home of some of the best granite routes in the Phenix area. Some of the face routes up on the Peak stand as a testament to the mindblowing footwork of the hard dudes of early Phoenix climbing.
Location is pretty obvious from the Visitor's Center for Pinnacle Peak Park. Take the main golf-cart path up to the first climber's trail (sign), then head up, left past Loafer's Choice and the AMC Boulder, and continue following the markers up to the Peak itself.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pinnacle Peak:
South Crack 5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Vuluptuous Ham 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Brown Out 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b A2 Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 90'
Tongue of Time 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Birthday Party 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Chutes and Ladders 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Chug A Lug 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Silhouette 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport
Vanishing Point 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
28th Day 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Ezy Rider 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Hades 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Death Watch 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Powder Puff 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Never Never Land 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Fear of Crying 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Sidewinder 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches
Deliverance 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Lesson in Discipline 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Shalaylay Direct 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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Shalaylay Direct 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Pinnacle Peak
The climb to the left of fear of flying. This is a demanding route with tedious footwork and very thin face moves. The start of this climb is 11a and moves up on small arete. From there climb past 3 bolts i beleive and then work your way right to a crack where you can then put in a orange alien or a .4 BD camalot. Climb up past more bolts to small roof, last 3 bolts are cruxy. ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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