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Beverly Hills Ninja T,TR 
Black Sheep T 
Boi-oi-oi-ing! T 
Faith + 1 T 
Farenheit 7/16 T 
High Expectations T 
Housekeeping T 
Ode to Brian T 
St. Stephen T 
Tommy Boy T 

Orange Pillar Rock Climbing 

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Beautiful orange colored buttress with numerous cracks and corners. Boi-oi-oing has become somewhat of an instant classic among crack aficionados. Gets good morning sun.

There is a smaller buttress below the actual Orange Pillar formation that hosts a number of excellent single pitch crack lines, including Tommy Boy. See the Beta Photo below for some new route activity.

Getting There 

Walk past the First Cliff, Right Tower then make your way up and across an unstable scree slope to get there. About 200 yards west of the main area. South and East facing.

Climbing Season

For the Patricia Bowl area.

Weather station 18.4 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Orange Pillar

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Orange Pillar:
Boi-oi-oi-ing!   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 340'   
Tommy Boy   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
High Expectations   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Orange Pillar
Rock Climbing Photo: Orange Pillar. Boi-oi-oi-ing is the main crack spl...

Boi-oi-oi-ing! 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Orange Pillar
P1 (5.10a): Climbs up the right side of a giant wedged block about 25 feet off the ground. Continue up double cracks to the highest ledge before the upper headwall. Bolted anchor at 85 feet.P2 (5.10a): Start out slightly up and left of the anchor and get ready for 165 feet of hand jamming! Generally there are two or three cracks to choose from. When in doubt, stay to the left. Bolted anchor.P3 (5.9): Not recommended due to loose rock and friable holds. If you do climb this, we left some...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Orange Pillar Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Tommy Boy buttress and a bunch of new routes from ...
BETA PHOTO: Tommy Boy buttress and a bunch of new routes from ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Early Summer approaches can be treacherous.
Early Summer approaches can be treacherous.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Orange Pillar.
BETA PHOTO: The Orange Pillar.

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