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Pillow Case

5.9, Trad, 60 ft,  Avg: 2.5 from 86 votes
FA: Gordon MacNeil and Larry Coats
Arizona > Northern Arizona > Sycamore Canyon > Paradise Forks > Pillow Wall
Access Issue: Paradise Forks Is Closed- COVID 19 Details

Description

Pillow Case is found sort of right-middle on the Pillow Wall, a pair of cracks in a left-facing corner system. I think most people usually start out in, and mostly climb the right crack, that starts as tight hands, and gradually widens out to fists as you approach the rim.

Protection

Cams from #.50 Camalot to #4 Camalot, assuming you pro in the right crack only.

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Pillow Case in the fall. I could stare at Forks photos all day long. PHOTO BY HILLARY DAVIS.
[Hide Photo] Pillow Case in the fall. I could stare at Forks photos all day long. PHOTO BY HILLARY DAVIS.
Gordon MacNeil leading on the first ascent of Pillow Case (late 70's). L. Coats photo
[Hide Photo] Gordon MacNeil leading on the first ascent of Pillow Case (late 70's). L. Coats photo
#3's for days on this route. photo by Lindsey Western
[Hide Photo] #3's for days on this route. photo by Lindsey Western
myself on Pillow Case. photo by Lindsey Western
[Hide Photo] myself on Pillow Case. photo by Lindsey Western