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Willit Pillar

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Willit Pillar  


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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: Eddie Clarke 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



Weather station 6.2 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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


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"South Face Route". Photo by Blitzo.

South Face Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Willit Pillar
This is the crack system to the right of "Call of the West". If I remember well, it's tricky getting started. You might want a spot. The upper crack is the crux. I don't think it's more than 5.8. Pro is good; be aggressive....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By C Miller
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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.