Description

The Holiday Block is another free-standing rock formation, just north of the Pinnacle. As with the Pinnacle, there's a good mix of sport and trad lines on all sides of the Holiday Block, and many can be set up as topropes.

Getting There

Same approach as for the Pinnacle.

20 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Holiday Block

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Bird in Hand
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 165
That Eight (aka Kennel Club)
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Mark's Menace
Trad
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 174
My Dog Has Fleas
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 53
Walking the Dog
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 41
Pump Handles
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 148
Oyster
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 35
Gravy Train
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 80
Cinco de Mayo
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 73
Pigs in Zen (Tuesday's Gone)
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 63
Rabies
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 39
Never Believe
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 11
Tales From the Hard Side
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
Plush
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 14
Cruise This
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bird in Hand
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
That Eight (aka Kennel Club)
 165
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Mark's Menace
 11
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
My Dog Has Fleas
 174
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Walking the Dog
 53
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Pump Handles
 41
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Oyster
 148
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Gravy Train
 35
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Cinco de Mayo
 80
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Pigs in Zen (Tuesday's Gone)
 73
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Rabies
 63
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Never Believe
 39
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Tales From the Hard Side
 11
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Plush
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cruise This
 14
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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Will S
Joshua Tree
Will S   Joshua Tree
There's a chimneyish feature on the N. side that allows easy access to the top. Basically a short 4th or low 5th class solo. Sep 24, 2010