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Troutdale Pinnacle 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 6 pitches, 350'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: F.Mallinson .Ralph Mason May 1914
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Dec 18, 2009

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Looking down on the top of the Pinnacle from the l...

Description 

An exteamly popular climb. Perhaps thebest moderate route in the valley.Starts at the lowest part of the crag at a short wide crack.P1)Climb the crack and move righ a long the ledge,and climb the wall behind the treeand continue up a broken groove to a large block belay.70'P2)Follow the groove on the right ,then up slabs to another block belay below a broken corner.90'P3)Climbthe steep corner then up left to small stance at the start of the slab traverse.35' P4)Traverse left and desend slightly to a steep wall,climb this to a good stance on some ledges.70'P5).Continue straight up to the top of the Pinnacle to an exposed belay.40'P6).Climbthe steep groove at its top move left to a fine exposed finish.45'. Descent..Walk off to the right.

Location 

Black Crag Troutdale.. Guide Book FRCC Borrowdale

Protection 

Normal rack cams ,stoppers.

Description 

An extremely popular climb. Perhaps the best moderate route in the valley.Starts at the lowest part of the crag at a short wide crack.P1)Climb the crack and move right a long the ledge,and climb the wall behind the tree and continue up a broken groove to a large block belay.70'P2)Follow the groove on the right ,then up slabs to another block belay below a broken corner.90'P3)Climbthe steep corner then up left to small stance at the start of the slab traverse.35' P4)Traverse left and descend slightly to a steep wall,climb this to a good stance on some ledges.70'P5).Continue straight up to the top of the Pinnacle to an exposed belay.40'P6).Climbthe steep groove at its top move left to a fine exposed finish.45'. Descent..Walk off to the right.

Location 

Black Crag Troutdale.. Guide Book FRCC Borrowdale

Protection 

Normal rack cams ,stoppers.


Photos of Troutdale Pinnacle Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: At the end of the traverse..the crux. Climber Gene...
At the end of the traverse..the crux. Climber Gene...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mhairi Cameron nearing the top of the last pitch. ...
Mhairi Cameron nearing the top of the last pitch. ...
Rock Climbing Photo: On the top pitch.
On the top pitch.
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up the final pitch.Photo Nicks
Starting up the final pitch.Photo Nicks
Rock Climbing Photo: Paul and Gene arrive at the Pinnacle
Paul and Gene arrive at the Pinnacle
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting the Traverse
Starting the Traverse
Rock Climbing Photo: On top of Black crag. Great Views towards the town...
On top of Black crag. Great Views towards the town...
Rock Climbing Photo: The pitch above the traverse
The pitch above the traverse
Rock Climbing Photo: Paul Ross and Alan Hinkes top of Black Crag June 2...
Paul Ross and Alan Hinkes top of Black Crag June 2...

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