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Routes in Willit Pillar

Call of the West T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Flare, The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Fraud Squad T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Hollywood and Vaino T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Moving Targets T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sand Donkey (aka Will It or Won't It), The S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
South Face Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unknown Highway A1
Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: Ken Black, 1983
Page Views: 565 total, 3/month
Shared By: Woody Stark on Oct 18, 2001
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This is a decent route. It's located in the center of the south face of the formation. The crux is the right slanting crack on the upper face. Be sure to hyperventilate before you take off up the crack.

Protection

Standard rack. Make sure you have some medium to medium+ cams for the crux.

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Sean
Oak Park, CA
Sean   Oak Park, CA
sketchy rap anchor as mentioned Feb 4, 2016
Some fun moves interspersed with easier terrain, but this routes best feature is its length. Almost feels like you get a full pitch of climbing in! Closer to 100' than the 60' listed here.

Bolted rap anchor could use some love. Currently sports two button heads, one with a rusty, paper-thin old Dolt hanger. Dec 29, 2012
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
  5.9
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
  5.9
Call of the West is a nice climb. A few interesting moves on rattley jams in the flare at the crux. Take a couple #3 Camalots. Dec 8, 2010
C Miller
CA
  5.9
C Miller   CA  
  5.9
This route actually has some good moves on it - do it! Jun 14, 2007
Drederek
  5.9
Drederek  
  5.9
Nice bit of flaring hand jamming at the crux section. rap off the back. Dec 18, 2005