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Routes in The Blob Buttress and Smith's Rock

Easter Island Man Pinnacle T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Shaft Pinnacle, The T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
Smith's Rock free-standing summit S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Greg Collins, Mal Miller
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Shared By: Gee Dubble on Nov 15, 2016
Admins: Mike Snyder

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Description [Edit]

Small, steep, free standing pinnacle. Seldom climbed and difficult. 2 routes on the Needle; Free Radicle 5.10+ R, description: boulder up to brake in west face, shortest, clip single 1/4" hand drilled, free lead, placed bolt and crank then mantle onto the summit. South Face; 5.11- R Thin cracks on south face, pitons maybe necessary.

Location [Edit]

19 m free standing pinnacle high above the Blob Buttress NE of Split Rock

Protection [Edit]

Very little protection to be had on the pinnacle, mostly thin.

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