Elevation: 1,804 ft
GPS: 37.29, -82.308 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Kylie Schmidt on Apr 19, 2016
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath

Description

The Pinnacle Rock Area includes the cliff line centered around Pinnacle Rock.

Getting There

Approach (5-10 minutes): Park in the large, gravel parking lot on the right past the Clinchfield Overlook. Walk across the road and access the Overlook Trail. Hop down the rock gully on the right side of the chain link fence.
Walls to climber's right at the base of the rock gulley include (in order from left to right):
-Pinnacle Overlook
-Desert Pony Buttress
-Ginger Wall
Walls to climber's left at the base of the rock gulley include (in order from right to left):
-Froopy Land
-Pinnacle Left

95 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Pinnacle Rock Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 13
Simon Says
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 13
Stratego
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Space Walk
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 16
Spirit Blade
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 14
Dominion
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
Froop Doggy Dog
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Skylab
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
Shared Oasis
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 7
Camp Breaks
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Ponies in The Desert
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
#WombLife
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Melungeon
Sport
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 8
Yin-Yang
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 4
Breaking the Shield
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 7
Socios
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Simon Says Desert Pony Buttress
 13
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Stratego Pinnacle Left
 13
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Space Walk Space Station
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Spirit Blade Pinnacle Left
 16
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Dominion Pinnacle Left
 14
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Froop Doggy Dog Froopy Land > Froopy Land Pillar
 10
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Skylab Space Station
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Shared Oasis Desert Pony Buttress
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Camp Breaks Froopy Land > Froopy Land Cliff
 7
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Ponies in The Desert Desert Pony Buttress
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
#WombLife Pinnacle Left
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Melungeon Pinnacle Left
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Yin-Yang Pinnacle Overlook
 8
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport
Breaking the Shield Pinnacle Overlook
 4
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Socios Pinnacle Left
 7
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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