Rick Cashner free soloing "Reed's Direct"...
Another popular, classic, Yosemite crack climbing area.
Here you will find the Classic "Reed's Direct", "Chingando", "Lunatic Fringe" and "Stone Groove", to name a few.
This area is above the road, between the first and second tunnels on the Big Oak Flat Road, going to HWY 120.
Weather station 6.4 miles from here
29 Total Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Browse More Classics in Reed's Pinnacle Area
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Reed's Pinnacle Area:
Dream Easy 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Ejesta 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 210'
Steppin' Out 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Featured Route For Reed's Pinnacle Area
Independent Route (Independence Pinnacle left) 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Reed's Pinnacle Area
P1 : Climb to the base of the flared chimney via not well defined corner/spliter. In upper part of this pitch there some hard, tricky 5.9 moves in vegitated crack, but you can protect them well. 70 ft. mostly small medium gear. Belay at the small convinient ledge on the left.P2 : Start as the fist crack, and then widen to easy chimney (~5.7) for about 25 feet. The crux is short section where chimney narrows to short OW. Transition [turning the lip of small roof] from this OW to fist crack is ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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Reed's, taken from Turtleback Dome.
General view of Reed's pinnacle area.
reeds pinnacle as viewed from top of generator cra...