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Willit Pillar Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.0933, -116.15514 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Feb 5, 2003
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BETA PHOTO: Willit Pillar. Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

Willit Pillar is home to several moderate free routes along with an A1 bolt ladder on the west side of the rock.

Getting There 

Willit Pillar is located behind campsite #3 and about 75 yards right (east) of Billboard Buttress.

Climbing Season

For the Indian Cove Campground area.

Weather station 6.2 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Willit Pillar

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Willit Pillar:
The Sand Donkey (aka Will It or Won't It)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Willit Pillar
Rock Climbing Photo: Aubrey Adams on The Sand Donkey

The Sand Donkey (aka Will It or Won't It) 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Willit Pillar
The route is fun and safe and cool, and has a very short approach. What's not to like about it.......[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Willit Pillar and the Indian Palisades Corridor, J...
BETA PHOTO: Willit Pillar and the Indian Palisades Corridor, J...
Rock Climbing Photo: Willit Pillar, Joshua Tree NP.
BETA PHOTO: Willit Pillar, Joshua Tree NP.

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By C Miller
Administrator
Jun 14, 2007
The rappel off this formation (which is down the north face) is from two bolts set a ways back from the edge.
By Sean
From: Oak Park, CA
Feb 4, 2016
rap anchor consists of 2 buttonheads with flimpsy spinners (one badly rusted), as others have mentioned elsewhere

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