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This amazing 75 foot monolith with no easy way to it's summit is located directly across from the Main Ridge Pinnacles and home to the best collection of 5.11 routes in the entire Pinnacles and as such worth the two mile uphill hike.
Hike the summit trail to where it levels out and the formation will come into view. A brushy trail breaks off from the main trail and leads to the base which is fairly level. Plan on a solid hour or more for the uphill approach.
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I Have the Con 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
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A hard lieback sequence past a bolt gains a widening crack (5.9) and anchors. This seldom done testpiece is the hardest of the bunch here and one of the harder lines in the entire Pinnacles.Orginally an aid climb that was later freed, this was the first route on the formation....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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