Wilbur's Tombstone Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: The east face of Wilbur's Tombstone.
This is the obvious free-standing formation at the southern edge of the northern parking area, and has a number of quality moderates on it's east face as well as few more challenging lines on the west face.
The formation, which is due west of the Incinerator Wall
, has parking right near the base, and is also easily reached via trails from any number of crags in the vicinty.
Climbing Season For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Wilbur's Tombstone
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Featured Route For Wilbur's Tombstone
Wilburs Turning in His Grave 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Wilbur's Tombstone
Start up the blunt arete, and clip the first bolt. From here continue via a thin seam passing the 2nd bolt which leads easily up to the steep finish.The meat of the climb is one very hard move past the 3rd bolt, reaching to a huge hold up and right (passed the 4th bolt). The crux move is very high dependent, and can be easily avoided by moving slightly left at the 3rd bolt, then back right to finish....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Wilbur's Tombstone from the north.
Wilbur's and Moonshine from the dirt road connecti...
Wibur's on the left and Moonshine on the right, ta...
Wilbur's Tombstone from the north approach road.
Wilbur's Tombstone, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Killed by Death (5.10b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles....
By Euan Cameron
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
May 26, 2008
Its worth carrying a couple of small cams for almost all the routes on the slabby face, since the bolts are fairly well spaced apart.