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Pinnacles North  


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Elevation: 7,500'
Location: 34.3123, -116.8805 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 14, 2007
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Description 

This is the area north of the of the Central Pinnacles and the northern parking area and includes Canine Crag, Stone Wall, Voodoo Garden, Itnyre Pinnacle, the OJ Boulder and the more recently developed and lesser known Voodoo Garden.

Party Poodle (5.7), Bourbon Street (5.9), When the Levee Breaks (5.9), Mardi Gras (5.9+), Vertical Epic (5.10a), Igor Unleashed (5.10c) and Arrogant Bastard (5.11a) are all recommended routes of the area and worth seeking out.

Getting There 

Hike north from the northern parking area along the dirt access road which parallels the rock formations and then hike west and uphill to the desired crag(s); as an alternative you can drive the road and park in any of several pullouts along the way.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.7 miles from here

40 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',7],['5.8',7],['5.9',5],['5.10',14],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['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 Pinnacles North:
Had a Lean on My Sole   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Voodoo Garden : One-Eyed Cat Wall
When the Levee Breaks   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Voodoo Garden : Katrina Wall
Bourbon Street   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Voodoo Garden : Katrina Wall
Supercalibelgolistic   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Stone Wall
One-Eyed Cat   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Voodoo Garden : One-Eyed Cat Wall
Vertical Epic   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Stone Wall
Iceman Cometh   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Voodoo Garden : One-Eyed Cat Wall
Mardi Gras   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Voodoo Garden : Katrina Wall
Arrogant Bastard   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Stone Wall
By Hook or Crook   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Voodoo Garden : Peyronie's Wall
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Featured Route For Pinnacles North
Chalking up in the wrong spot: The good hold is two moves higher.

Duct Tape and Candy 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Chester Rock
This route features thin crimping and technical moves. It is sustained, although it gets slightly easier the higher you get. The rock quality could be better and some holds might change their shape if this route sees more traffic.Clip the first bolt from the big undercling, before you actually get on the wall. Getting situated on the wall is probably the crux. The holds are small and sharp. Once on the wall, get the second clip and pick the right sequence to get to slightly easier terrain about ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Potentially awesome climbs on Alien crag.
Pinnacles North overview, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles <br />
BETA PHOTO: Pinnacles North overview, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles...
Lourdez nearing the top of Guys and Dolls.
Lourdez nearing the top of Guys and Dolls.
Stone Wall, at HVP
BETA PHOTO: Stone Wall, at HVP
Looking north from the top of the Incinterator Wall, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Looking north from the top of the Incinterator Wal...
Late afternoon clouds at Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Late afternoon clouds at Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
The road to the northern Pinnacles (3N32), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
The road to the northern Pinnacles (3N32), Holcomb...

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