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The Ingot  


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Elevation: 7,400'
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Sep 24, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: The Ingot, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

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Description 

This large, west-facing boulder/block is located southeast of the Mushroom Boulder and almost directly across from the Bullet Hole Wall.

Four known routes exist with the best of the bunch being All that Glitters (5.10b), Golden Opportunity (5.10d), both of which climb somewhat roughly textured stone highly reminiscent of Joshua Tree.

Getting There 

Starting from a large clearing southwest of the Pistol Whipped Wall head west and then northwest along a narrow dirt road, passing an old concrete foundation, which leads to a large circular parking area. From the apex of the parking area a short hike, of about a minute, heading east will lead to the formation.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.7 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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


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The Ingot (West Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles <br />
The Ingot (West Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
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The Ingot (South Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
The Ingot (South Face), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

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