Killed by Death (5.10b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles....
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.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
6 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Takes a Thief 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Wilbur's Tombstone
This climbs the center of the Wilbur's Tombstone's impressive west face but unfortunately only involves about twenty feet of difficult climbing.Scramble up low-angled chunky slab to the base of a slightly overhanging smooth sheet of rock that looks much harder than it is. Clip a high bolt and then lauch up the amazing face, which has positive incut edges just when you need them, passing one more bolt to the top. A fall clipping the second bolt may be hazardous to your ankles - so be careful! The...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: The east face of Wilbur's Tombstone.
Wilbur's Tombstone from the north approach road.
BETA PHOTO: Wilbur's Tombstone from the north.
Wilbur's Tombstone, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Wibur's on the left and Moonshine on the right, ta...
Wilbur's and Moonshine from the dirt road connecti...
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.