Elevation: 7,561 ft
GPS: 34.30806, -116.87845
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Shared By: C Miller on Mar 14, 2007
Admins: C Miller, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

This area truly is the heart of the Pinnacles and offers the greatest concentration of routes with the least amount of hiking in the entire region.

 The abundance of well-protected, featured moderates in the area makes it especially popular during the height of the season, so be warned if seeking solitude.

Getting There

The northern parking area is located at the edge of the Central Pinnacles, making it an obvious choice to park and walk the 5-10 minutes required to reach any of the crags in the Central Pinnacles.

It's also possible to park at the southern parking area, near Parking Lot Rock, and walk north for 10 minutes to reach the southern end of the area near Coyote Crag.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Central Pinnacles

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 228
Gold Standard
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 386
Bye Crackie
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 403
Coyotes at Sunset
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 145
Shoot at Will
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 156
Ricochet
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 259
One Armed Bandit
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 262
Powder Keg
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 357
Pistol Pete
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 92
Tombstone Shadow
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 113
Mighty Quinn
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 200
Doc's Holiday
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 266
Coyotes in the Henhouse
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 77
Pistol Whipped
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 125
Long Arm of The Law
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 110
The Incinerator
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Gold Standard Gold Wall
 228
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Bye Crackie Coyote Crag
 386
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Coyotes at Sunset Coyote Crag
 403
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Shoot at Will Tombstone Pit
 145
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Ricochet Pistol Whipped Wall
 156
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
One Armed Bandit Claim Jumper Wall
 259
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Powder Keg Motherlode Rock > Motherlode Rock - N Face
 262
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pistol Pete Doc Holliday Wall
 357
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Tombstone Shadow Tombstone Pit
 92
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Mighty Quinn Motherlode Rock > Motherlode Rock - W Face
 113
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Doc's Holiday Doc Holliday Wall
 200
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Coyotes in the Henhouse Claim Jumper Wall
 266
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Pistol Whipped Pistol Whipped Wall
 77
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Long Arm of The Law Motherlode Rock > Motherlode Rock - W Face
 125
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Incinerator Incinerator Wall
 110
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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