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Pinhead Boulder

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Holenoid (aka The Grundle from Down Under) 
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Pinhead Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01999, -116.16161 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 11, 2007


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Pinhead Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.


This boulder, named for the striking and popular Pinhead (V0), which sees lots of traffic, also has a handful of other problems in the 5.8 to V2 range.

Getting There 

Walk 100 yards north from the northern apex of the eastern loop following a well-defined trail. The boulder will be obvious with it's thin crack splitting the west face.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.8 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Pinhead Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pinhead Boulder:
Holenoid (aka The Grundle from Down Under)   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   
Holenoid Right Side   V1- 5-     Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   
Pinhead   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0 4     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Pinhead Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike and his guide shoes..

Pinhead 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0 4  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Pinhead Boulder
This 15' blockish boulder is located approximately 100 yards from the pit toilet at the end of the back loop of Hidden Valley Campground along obvious trail. Several excellent problems exist. Pinhead follows the prominent fingertip crack along the west face. Fingerlocks up crack and mantle to top. Downclimb east face....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Chad Parker...I don't know the area or the Boulder...
Chad Parker...I don't know the area or the Boulder...

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