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Pillars of Pain. Photo by Blitzo.


This small area is found on the east side of the Real Hidden Valley parking lot, where the picnic area is. It butts up against Turtle Rock. There are three Pillars, coincidentally named Pillar 1, Pillar 2, and Pillar 3.

Getting There 

Park next to the picnic area in the Real Hidden Valley parking loop. About a 10 second walk, longer if one trips and falls.

Climbing Season

For the Real Hidden Valley Vicinity area.

Weather station 10.7 miles from here

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