Elevation: 1,645 ft
GPS: 34.18, -85.818 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: saxfiend on Feb 2, 2007 with improvements by Jeff Mekolites and 2 others
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

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
 173
That Eight (aka Kennel Club)
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 12
Mark's Menace
Trad
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 182
My Dog Has Fleas
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 55
Walking the Dog
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 44
Pump Handles
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 158
Oyster
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 37
Gravy Train
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 85
Cinco de Mayo
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 77
Pigs in Zen (Tuesday's Gone)
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 67
Rabies
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 42
Never Believe
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
Tales From the Hard Side
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
Plush
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 17
Cruise This
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
 3
Sandrewf
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
That Eight (aka Kennel Club)
 173
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Mark's Menace
 12
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
My Dog Has Fleas
 182
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Walking the Dog
 55
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Pump Handles
 44
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Oyster
 158
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Gravy Train
 37
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Cinco de Mayo
 85
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Pigs in Zen (Tuesday's Gone)
 77
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Rabies
 67
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Never Believe
 42
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Tales From the Hard Side
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Plush
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cruise This
 17
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Sandrewf
 3
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13 Trad
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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
Nathan Devan
Tuscaloosa, AL
Nathan Devan   Tuscaloosa, AL
For newcomers, from the main approach if you walk left and down the first bolted route is "That Eight." If you go to the right the first bolted route is "Cruise This" with bolts up high. Mar 18, 2019