The Balconies is a wonderland of vertical chutes and home to Lava Falls and "Shake and Bake".
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Balconies:
Lava Falls 5.9 R Trad, 2 pitches, 250 feet
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Shake-N-Bake 5.10a R CA : Central Coast : ... : The Balconies
Shake-N-Bake is a Pinnacles classic. Three older bolts bring you to the first anchor which is two old bolts and one new one. It is possible to get a decent nut in before traversing out to the first bolt. The theme here is traversing on okay but not great rock. Challenging for the follower as well as the leader. Pitches two and three offer wonderful "silo" style stemming up a water streak. Rock quality on pitches two and three is good by Pinnacles standards and most of the bolts are newer. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA