Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: Lee Dexter et al. (5.8 A1) early 70's, FFA: Larry Coats, Gordon MacNeil (mid-70's)
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Shared By: Will Cobb on May 22, 2006
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland

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Pinnacate climbs a left facing corner above and right of the Unnamed 5.6 and 5.8+ routes. While it can be linked with either of the Unnamed approach routes it may be best done as a two pitch climb.

Approach by climbing either Unnamed route (5.6 or 5.8+) and then traversing right to the base of the corner. Belay here. Launch up the fun hands to fingers corner, jamming and stemming your way to a fun mantle finish.

Descent - Rappel from a tree or scramble off to the climbers right about 100 yards to a walkdown descent trail.


1 set Stoppers
1 set TCU's
5. - #2 Camalot
Long Slings if linking with either approach route


First ascent: Lee Dexter et al. (5.8 A1) early 70's, FFA: Larry Coats, Gordon MacNeil (mid-70's) Sep 1, 2007
Flagstaff, AZ
Flex   Flagstaff, AZ
There is now a 2 bolt anchor with quicklinks midway between pinacate and cracktus. Sep 6, 2014
Micah Kurtz
Denver, Co
Micah Kurtz   Denver, Co
This is a fun route with secret holds making it easier then it looks. There is a two bolt anchor above this route. The anchor above the approach cracks has a hanger missing but it's possible to get a small cam in below it. Jul 25, 2015