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Dangling Derelict

5.10a, Trad, 40 ft,  Avg: 1.7 from 3 votes
FA: Chris Miller & Tim Fearn, 1989
California > San Bernardino… > Big Bear Lake Area > Big Bear North > Holcomb Valley… > Central Pinnacles > Pistol Whipped Wall

Description

This is a short but striking roof crack situated at the extreme left end of the Pistol Whipped Wall and about 100' left of the route Ricochet.

A short section of slab gains the crack in the roof, where good hand jams lead up and over the lip and to a pine tree belay at the top. Easy walk off to the climber's left.

Protection

Gear to 2.5 inches, tree belay

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Dangling Derelict (5.10a) is the slab to roof crack below the pine tree.
[Hide Photo] Dangling Derelict (5.10a) is the slab to roof crack below the pine tree.