Type: Trad, 75 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Justin Marlen on Mar 6, 2009
Admins: grk10vq, Zach Wahrer

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Access Issue: Potential road closures in winter. Details

Description

This is the easiest way to the top of the Pinnacle formation on the west side of Practice Rock. Climb the crack past the low crux to a good ledge. From here continue up the ramp. You can climb right against the main wall, but I prefer the crack system in the middle of the ramp. The last twenty feet or so are the best of the climb. It is a good hand crack to the finish. The top of the Pinnacle is a great spot. A small ledge with air on all sides!

Location

This climb ascends the south face of the Pinnacle formation, starting from the same ledge as Practice Crack.

Protection

A standard rack is great for this climb. I like to have an extra #1 BD, and a #4 could be useful depending where you decide to start. There is a bolted anchor with chains at the top. Please put a carabiner through the chains while toproping on this anchor (or any anchor!). They have been seeing some wear from lowering.

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