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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, 130 ft, 2 pitches
FA: unknown
Page Views: 461 total, 3/month
Shared By: Tony B on Dec 29, 2004
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

A reasonably fun & sunny warm up on a freezing day.

On the S. Face of the Willit Pillar there is a huge chimney system. Climbing up the face ont eh right side of this can be done to avoid the rather ill-protected and crunbling beginnign of said feature. It also avoids a rather pungent mess of wet bird crap if it's been recently raining...Climb up this and into a right-facing and right-leaning crack system onto a ledge. Belay here or continue (rope drag) up and right to a face with a few heads up moves by some to reach the summit.

5.4? Uh... sure felt harder to me.

Protection

Some advanced skill with pro is required, in all probablility it will seem 's' to a 5.4 leader.As well, I think the rotue is a little sandbagged, as reflected in the 5.6 grade I am giving it here.

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