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Reed's Pinnacle Area

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Chingando 
Deer Route, The 
Dr. Fun Time 
Dream Easy 
Ejesta 
Flatus 
Independence Pinnacle, Center 
Independent Route (Independence Pinnacle left) 
Iota, The 
Lunatic Fringe 
Olga's Trick 
Phantom 
Porter's Pout 
Reed's Pinnacle Left 
Reed's Pinnacle Regular Route 
Reed's Pinnacle-Direct Route 
Remnant, Center, The 
Remnant-Left Side, The 
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Scrunchy-Mungy 
Steppin' Out 
Stone Groove 

Reed's Pinnacle Area 


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Description 

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.


Getting There 

This area is above the road, between the first and second tunnels on the Big Oak Flat Road, going to HWY 120.


28 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',3],['5.10',15],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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 Reed's Pinnacle Area:
The Remnant-Right Side   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad   
Dream Easy   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
Ejesta   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 210'   
Bongs Away, Left   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Reed's Pinnacle Regular Route   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
Reed's Pinnacle-Direct Route   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   
Porter's Pout   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Reed's Pinnacle Left   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 240'   
Chingando   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad   
Stone Groove   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Remnant-Left Side   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad   
Independent Route (Independence Pinnacle left)   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Lunatic Fringe   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
Beyond the Fringe   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Steppin' Out   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Independence Pinnacle, Center   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 350'   
Olga's Trick   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
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From the top of Steppin' Out

Steppin' Out 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Reed's Pinnacle Area
The first two pitches you probably forget next day , but you have to climb them to approach business pitch P1. Start from right side of the tree, (20 feet left from start of Ejesta) follow thin crack than face moves to wide crack up to the tree with rappel slings. 130 feet. 5.7-5.8 depending of what you are doingP2. Traverse left to the corner and climb the corner crack to horn/small pinnacle with the slings . This is top of p2 of Independence Center which share same path with Steppin' Out up to...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Telephoto of Reed's Area. From the Wawona Tunnel area.
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High resolution telephoto of The Iota; Chingando is the prominent crack splitting the pinnacle.
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Reed's, taken from Turtleback Dome.
Reed's, taken from Turtleback Dome.
General view of Reed's pinnacle area.
General view of Reed's pinnacle area.
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