Elevation: 2,000 ft
GPS: 33.732, -111.864 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Orphaned on Jan 31, 2006
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

Description

Y-Crack Boulder, named for the prominent Y-shaped cleft on it's southern side, is located northeast of Pinnacle Peak proper and accessed from the main hiker trail via a spur climber's trail that takes you to the base of the formation. The impressive Y-Crack route, rated 5.9, is a memorable old school introduction to wide crack climbing. There are also some moderate face routes on the back (north) side of the formation and rappel bolts on the summit.

Getting There

Hike up the tourist trail from the visitor's center (looks like a big smooth dirt golf cart path). Continue on past the climbers' trail to the peak and the trail will flatten out and head a bit down. Y-Crack will be seen off to the northeast. Take the climber's trail headed off in that direction to get to the formation.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Y-Crack Boulder

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5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 24
Corona Club
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Short But Sweet
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 41
Y Crack
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 13
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Corona Club
 24
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Short But Sweet
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Y Crack
 41
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
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 13
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
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