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Alternate Start T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Comfortably Numb T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crack a Smile T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Diane S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Green Gully T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hairbrained T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Logan's Run T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Loosy Goosy T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Magical Branding Iron T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pin Chimney T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pin Chimney Direct T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Standard Route T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Valdez, The T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
sweet home boltabama T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 711 total, 7/month
Shared By: saxfiend on May 31, 2009
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

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Description

Overshadowed by other great lines on the Pinnacle, Magical Branding Iron doesn't get much traffic. It's a fun route nevertheless, with a reachy overhanging section that will get your attention before the climbing eases off.

Starting below a large flaring crack about 20' off the deck, surmount a ledge and climb the face below the crack. This quickly becomes overhung; pull through the steep sequence and into the flaring crack. Cruise the crack the rest of the way to the top.

Location

Starts about 10' right of Crack a Smile, below an obvious large crack. Rap from Standard Route bolted anchors.

Protection

Plentiful placements for mostly medium gear, but a couple of bigger cams can be useful in places. Build a gear anchor.

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Jason Eberhard
Atlanta, GA
  5.8
Jason Eberhard   Atlanta, GA
  5.8
Fun route as I'm getting more comfortable on trad. One difficult move that is is very easy to protect. There are new bolted anchors between this and Logan's Run to the climbers right. Built an anchor there for a fun top rope on the face in between the two. Sep 18, 2017