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Tombstone Pit

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Tombstone Pit 


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Elevation: 7,500'
Location: 34.3079, -116.8782 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Rick Shull on Oct 17, 2006
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Description 

The Tombstone Pit is a small, somewhat enclosed area that is home to seven routes which are found on the on the north and south faces of some small "pinnacles". Routes range from 5.7 - 5.10d with most being in the 5.10 range.

This may help in visualizing the routes here as well - the anchors for the route Better Luck Next Time (5.10d) are actually located on the other side of the block with Firepower (5.10d).


Getting There 

The Tombstone Pit is located slightly southheast of the the Claim Jumper Wall, and approched by either walking along the base of Skyy Slab or by scrambling up from the eastern end of the Claimjumper Wall (easier without packs).


Climbing Season


8 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tombstone Pit:
Shoot at Will   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Dead Man Chalking   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Tombstone Shadow   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Firepower   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Shoot at Will 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Tombstone Pit
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Found this guy lounging in the Tombstone Pit one day.  Watch out!!
Found this guy lounging in the Tombstone Pit one d...
Tombstone Shadow (5.10a) climbs the smooth, sunlit face in the photo.
BETA PHOTO: Tombstone Shadow (5.10a) climbs the smooth, sunlit...
Nathan Fitzhugh on the bouldery start of Dead Man Chalking.
Nathan Fitzhugh on the bouldery start of Dead Man ...
Action photo.  Shano climbing out of the Tombstone Pit.
Action photo. Shano climbing out of the Tombstone...
Tombstone from Motherlode Rock, as the thunderstorms roll in.
Tombstone from Motherlode Rock, as the thunderstor...
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