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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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wilbur's Tombstone:
Featured Route For Wilbur's Tombstone
What a Woman 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Wilbur's Tombstone
Start by making committed friction moves; working up and left to a bolt on the small roof above. Crank the roof and rocker up (the crux), passing a horizontal crack (Camelot #2 optional). Continue above, passing three more bolts while climbing a steep friction face with fun slopers and dishes. The finish of the route passes a small roof and on up to a two bolt anchor with chains. ...[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.