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Skyy Slab

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A Midsummer's Night Seam S 
Firewater S 
Here's Mud in Your Eye TR 
Liquid Courage T 
Master of Cylinders T 
Naughty Pine S 
Rotgut T 
Skyy Pilot S 

Skyy Slab Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,500'
Location: 34.308, -116.8781 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 28, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Skyy Slab, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles A. Naughty Pi...

Description 

This small northwest-facing formation, actually the backside of Coyote Crag, is located just left (east) of the Tombstone Pit and around the corner to the right of the Mad Cow Wall.

The handful of routes here are all well-protected moderates from 5.5 to 5.10b with most being 5.9 and under, with Firewater (5.5), A Midsummer's Night Seam (5.7) and Skyy Pilot (5.9) being among the best.

Routes listed left to right:

Naughty Pine (5.6)
Skyy Pilot (5.9)
Liquid Courage (5.5)
A Midsummer's Night Seam (5.7)
Firewater (5.5)
Rotgut (5.9)
Here's Mud in Your Eye (5.10b TR)
Master of Cylinders (5.6)

Getting There 

Walk right (north) and around the corner from the Mad Cow Wall or walk left from the vicinity of the Tombstone Pit or Claim Jumper Wall.

Climbing Season

For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Skyy Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Skyy Slab:
Skyy Pilot   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Skyy Slab
Rock Climbing Photo: Helen about to take off on Skyy Pilot.

Skyy Pilot 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Skyy Slab
The crux comes early on this route as you pass the first bolt via some awkward moves, but higher the angle kicks back and easy slabbin' leads to the anchors - a true one-move wonder route....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Skyy Slab Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Overview for some of the Central Pinnacles crags, ...
BETA PHOTO: Overview for some of the Central Pinnacles crags, ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The left side of Skyy Slab.  Skyy Pilot (5.9) star...
BETA PHOTO: The left side of Skyy Slab. Skyy Pilot (5.9) star...
Rock Climbing Photo: The right side of Skyy Slab.  A Midsummer's Night ...
BETA PHOTO: The right side of Skyy Slab. A Midsummer's Night ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Skyy Slab from the Thunderbird Wall, Holcomb Valle...
Skyy Slab from the Thunderbird Wall, Holcomb Valle...
Rock Climbing Photo: The left side of Skyy Slab.  Naughty Pine (5.6) cl...
BETA PHOTO: The left side of Skyy Slab. Naughty Pine (5.6) cl...
Rock Climbing Photo: Set the controls for the heart of the sun...
Set the controls for the heart of the sun...
Rock Climbing Photo: Ginny Christiansen having fun on Naughty Pine.
Ginny Christiansen having fun on Naughty Pine.

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Jul 11, 2014
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