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Bucket Prow TR 
Left Overhang TR 
Offwidth Crack TR 
Pocket Problem, The TR 
Reachy Face Climb TR 
Remillard Traverse 
Right Overhang TR 

Pinnacle Rock Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: The belay pole and bolt, with slings.

Description 

About 25 feet tall, Pinnicle rock has a handful of pocketed face climbs as well as a noticeable crack on the left side, and a strange ramp on the right.

This rock has a large solid metal pole set 15 - 20' behind the main face of the rock, which allows you to use long slings to setup top ropes on the 8 or so climbs (5.6 - 5.11d) on the face. Be sure to bring long slings (~25') to this rock, as the top edge is quite sharp, and you want to ensure that your top anchor sits all the way over the edge to reduce / eliminate rope drag.

Getting There 

Looking at it from the road, Pinnicle rock is the most massive boulder on the left side of the climbing.Since the park is so small, it would be pretty difficult to miss it.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Pinnacle Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pinnacle Rock:
Bucket Prow   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Left Overhang   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 20'   
The Pocket Problem   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Featured Route For Pinnacle Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: The Left Overhang just right of the bucket prow.  ...

Left Overhang 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Pinnacle Rock
The holds aren't quite as big nor as frequent as the Neighbor to the left, Bucket Prow. But still a pretty straight-forward pocketed face climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Pinnacle Rock Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The belay pole and bolt on top of Pinnacle Rock.
BETA PHOTO: The belay pole and bolt on top of Pinnacle Rock.
Rock Climbing Photo: Setting a top rope anchor over the main face of Pi...
BETA PHOTO: Setting a top rope anchor over the main face of Pi...
Rock Climbing Photo: View from the belay pole on top of Pinnacle Rock a...
View from the belay pole on top of Pinnacle Rock a...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pinnacle Rock - From the grass.  Off-width Crack i...
Pinnacle Rock - From the grass. Off-width Crack i...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pinnacle Rock - From the road.  Directly in front ...
Pinnacle Rock - From the road. Directly in front ...

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By Mark P Thomas
From: Draper
Dec 24, 2010
This rock is also good for practicing self-rescue techniques like assisted rappels and hauling up an injured second.

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