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Parking Lot Rock

California > San Bernardino… > Big Bear Lake Area > Big Bear North > Holcomb Valley… > Pinnacles South

Description

This west-facing crag sits at the end of the road that parallels the fenceline and is the southern-most crag at the Pinnacles. A number of short but fun crack and face lines are here with Nice Cleavage (5.6), Five O'Clock Shadow (5.11b) and Cling Plus (5.11c) being among the best. Morning and late afternoon shade.

Getting There

Approach via forest road 3N07, which parallels the obvious fenceline, and drive to the end of the road where the crag will be obvious. The approach is all of a minute or less.

Routes from Left to Right

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 17
Two Cams are Better Than None
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Smoke and Mirrors
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Jedi Magic
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 4
Sleight of Hand
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 22
Nice Cleavage
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
Cling Plus
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
Five O'Clock Shadow
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 3
Leech Master
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 20
Scape Goat
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 1
Hellbilly
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 7
Billy Goat
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1
Big Man, Little Man
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 3
Vicki Gill
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 1
Iron Horse
Trad
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
4 star 5.9
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Two Cams are Better Than None
 17
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Smoke and Mirrors
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Jedi Magic
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Sleight of Hand
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Nice Cleavage
 22
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Cling Plus
 6
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Five O'Clock Shadow
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Leech Master
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Scape Goat
 20
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Hellbilly
 1
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Billy Goat
 7
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Big Man, Little Man
 1
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Vicki Gill
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Iron Horse
 1
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
4 star 5.9
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport

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Tish heading up the dihedral under the roof [Photo by Jason Refuerzo]
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Parking Lot formations
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Photo/topo for Parking Lot Rock, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
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South side of Parking Lot Rock, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles. <br>
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