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Classic Climbs for Southwest Base


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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 345
Pine Line
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 3
Delectable Pinnacle, Right
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 167
La Cosita, Left
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 86
Little John, Left
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 141
Little John, Right
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Peter Pan
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 12
Moby Dick, Left
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 202
La Cosita, Right
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 372
Moby Dick
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
West Buttress (pitch 1&2)
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
Pterodactyl Terrace, Left
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 217
Sacherer Cracker
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 63
Ahab
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Reeds Leads
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
The Slack, Left
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
La Arista
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 178
Salathe (pitch 1)
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
The Slack ( center)
Trad 4 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 21
Hardly Pinnacle
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 25
Sparkling Give-away
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 28
Mark of Art
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 41
Short But Thin
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 19
La Escuela
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pine Line
 345
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Delectable Pinnacle, Right
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
La Cosita, Left
 167
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Little John, Left
 86
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Little John, Right
 141
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Peter Pan
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Moby Dick, Left
 12
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
La Cosita, Right
 202
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Moby Dick
 372
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
West Buttress (pitch 1&2)
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Pterodactyl Terrace, Left
 5
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Sacherer Cracker
 217
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Ahab
 63
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Reeds Leads
 6
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Slack, Left
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
La Arista
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Salathe (pitch 1)
 178
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
The Slack ( center)
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 4 pitches
Hardly Pinnacle
 21
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Sparkling Give-away
 25
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Mark of Art
 28
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Short But Thin
 41
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
La Escuela
 19
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches

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