Holiday Block Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Holiday Block Sport Routes.
The Holiday Block is another free-standing rock formation, just north of the Pinnacle. As with the Pinnacle, there's a good mix of sport and trad lines on all sides of the Holiday Block, and many can be set up as topropes.
Same approach as for the Pinnacle.
Weather station 2.7 miles from here
19 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Holiday Block
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Holiday Block:
Oyster 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Rabies 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Plush 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Featured Route For Holiday Block
Fat Tuesday 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
: Sand Rock
: Holiday Block
This route has some of the best 5.12 climbing in the park! cryptic to decipher, but delightful once you get moving!Begin near the start of "Pigs in Zen." Move left on a jug rail, then fire straight up through long pulls on crisp edges and a two-finger pocket. Make a long throw over the roof from a small crimp (crux), then trend up and left on more moderate terrain passing a few rusted bolts to finish at a corroded anchor.Build your own anchor with cams in the alcove...[more] Browse More Classics in Alabama
Belaying at the Holiday block with a view of Lake ...
BETA PHOTO: West side of Holiday block. Several good overhangi...
By Will S
From: Joshua Tree
Sep 24, 2010
There's a chimneyish feature on the N. side that allows easy access to the top. Basically a short 4th or low 5th class solo.