Array ( [0] => 105708955 [1] => 105708959 [2] => 105733968 [3] => 110615148 [4] => 110558533 [5] => 110571083 ) Rock Climbing Routes & Photos in Devastation Pillar, Northeast California
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Location: 40.52332, -121.47289 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is next formation south of Roadside Distraction Area. Follow the base of the cliff to the south and you will see the Devastation Pillar

Getting There 

Park in the pullout as described for Raker Peak. Then head east for a short walk and turn south walking through the flats for approximately .25 miles. Roadside Distraction will come into view. Head uphill toward Roadside Distraction through a sandy shallow draw. Once at the base of the formation, walk south until you see the Devastation Pillar.

Climbing Season

For the Northeast California area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Flying Cliff Babies 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13  California : Northeast California : ... : Devastation Pillar
Look for the line of brownish camouflaged bolts leading up the left side of Devastation Pilllar. The route begins by scrambling up easy 5th class terrain past 2 bolts. Clip a 3rd bolt before heading up a V0+ move with a possible ledge fall to clip the 4th bolt. Move up, then left pulling a mono with good feet to help pull through to a jug for the 5th clip. Follow fun pockets and crimps to the top and clip the chains. A 70 meter rope is a must have to lower off. Anything less will leave you stra...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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