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The Shaft Pinnacle

5.10+ R, Trad, 50 ft (15 m),  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: Greg Collins, Mal Miller
Wyoming > Sweetwater Rocks > Blob Buttress & Smith…
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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.


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


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

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The Shaft, Free Radical is sun/shade, center.
[Hide Photo] The Shaft, Free Radical is sun/shade, center.