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Pinnacate 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Lee Dexter et al. (5.8 A1) early 70's, FFA: Larry Coats, Gordon MacNeil (mid-70's)
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Submitted By: Will Cobb on May 22, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Cracktus & Pinnicate

Description 

Pinnacate climbs a left facing corner above and right of the Unnamed 5.6 and 5.8+ routes. While it can be linked with either of the Unnamed approach routes it may be best done as a two pitch climb.

Approach by climbing either Unnamed route (5.6 or 5.8+) and then traversing right to the base of the corner. Belay here. Launch up the fun hands to fingers corner, jamming and stemming your way to a fun mantle finish.

Descent - Rappel from a tree or scramble off to the climbers right about 100 yards to a walkdown descent trail.

Protection 

1 set Stoppers
1 set TCU's
5. - #2 Camalot
Long Slings if linking with either approach route


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By Larry Coats
Sep 1, 2007

First ascent: Lee Dexter et al. (5.8 A1) early 70's, FFA: Larry Coats, Gordon MacNeil (mid-70's)
By Flex
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Sep 6, 2014

There is now a 2 bolt anchor with quicklinks midway between pinacate and cracktus.
By Micah Kurtz
From: Denver, Co
Jul 25, 2015

This is a fun route with secret holds making it easier then it looks. There is a two bolt anchor above this route. The anchor above the approach cracks has a hanger missing but it's possible to get a small cam in below it.

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