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Elevation: 4,993 ft
GPS: 34.30073, -117.22262
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Shared By: David Aldama on Oct 1, 2017
Admins: C Miller, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Best described in Brad Singer's guide book Hidden Treasures " Known also as the "Center of the Universe" this beautiful meadow is central to much of the climbing in the Pinnacles." From the meadow formations such as The Ugly Wall, The Butt, Wang Dang Doodle and The Skull among others can be reached. Much of the vegetation in the area was burned in a 2016 fire making many of the areas more accessible.

Getting There Suggest change

Take the main summit trail for about a mile before forking left or west when the large Skull formation comes into view. Allow 20-30 minutes for the approach.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Main Meadow

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
That Crack
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Straight Up the Butt
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
Pat's Gym
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
That Crack Ugly Wall
 5
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Straight Up the Butt Butt
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Pat's Gym Ugly Wall
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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