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Routes in Planet X Pinnacle

Inept Tune TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Planet Claire T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Planet X T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Planet Y T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Saturn Sheets T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Subway to Venus T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Venetian Blinds TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: TR, 50 ft
FA: Todd Swain & Peggy Buckey, November 1989
Page Views: 62 total, 1/month
Shared By: M. Morley on Jan 4, 2009
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Start up the initial crack as for Planet Z, then cut left and up the face on delicate and somewhat friable edges. Easily set up as a TR after climbing either Planet X or Planet Y.


The face between Planet X and Planet Z.


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toddgordon Gordon
Joshua Tree, California
toddgordon Gordon   Joshua Tree, California
Adam;....that route Planet Z is PDH....(pretty damn hard)....5.10+/5.11-........AND it's way hard if you are shorter than 6' only has that one hard section at the top, and it's steep and you can't see the "secret" holds.....once you figure it out (and are tall) can "wire" the climb. Oct 19, 2011
Must have been a "high gravity" day for me Mike, so for ego's sake, I'm sticking with Oct 17, 2011
M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
That'd be 'Planet Z' (5.10d), Adam. Jan 25, 2010
Hmmm. We attempted a bolted route up this (a few feet right of the climber) and thought it to be in the 11 range. I should revisit this area Jan 25, 2010