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Pinnacles North

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Pinnacles North Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,600'
Location: 34.3123, -116.8805 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 14, 2007
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Holcomb Valley Pinnacles on a beautiful spring day...

Description 

This is the area north of the of the Central Pinnacles and the northern parking area and includes Canine Crag, Stone Wall, Voodoo Garden, Itnyre Pinnacle, the OJ Boulder and the more recently developed and lesser known Voodoo Garden.

Recommend routes in the area:


Getting There 

Hike north from the northern parking area along the dirt access road which parallels the rock formations and then hike west and uphill to the desired crag(s); as an alternative you can drive the road and park in any of several pullouts along the way.

Climbing Season

For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

49 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',7],['5.8',7],['5.9',7],['5.10',19],['5.11',5],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Pinnacles North

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pinnacles North:
AARP   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Itnyre Pinnacle
Supercalibelgolistic   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Stone Wall
Bourbon Street   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Voodoo Garden : Katrina Wall
Ruination   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Stone Wall
Vertical Epic   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Stone Wall
Mardi Gras   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Voodoo Garden : Katrina Wall
Iceman Cometh   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Voodoo Garden : One-Eyed Cat Wall
Old Guardian   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Stone Wall
Captain Hook   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Voodoo Garden : Peyronie's Wall
Arrogant Bastard   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Stone Wall
Duct Tape and Candy   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Voodoo Garden : Chester Rock
By Hook or Crook   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Voodoo Garden : Peyronie's Wall
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Rock Climbing Photo: Ruination (5.9), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

Ruination 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Stone Wall
Big positive holds lead up to a thin and fingery crux past the 3rd bolt and then it's fairly easy but still interesting in the middle portion of the route, up an exposed arete and over some highly featured bulges, to a second crux near the top as you power out an undercut bulge utilizing a flower-pot type hold. A fun moderate that's enjoyable on it's own or as a warm-up for the more difficult routes on the wall....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Pinnacles North Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: We are not alone.
We are not alone.
Rock Climbing Photo: Lourdez nearing the top of Guys and Dolls.
Lourdez nearing the top of Guys and Dolls.
Rock Climbing Photo: Potentially awesome climbs on Alien crag.
Potentially awesome climbs on Alien crag.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pete on another FA, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Pete on another FA, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Rock Climbing Photo: Slide Dome, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Slide Dome, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Rock Climbing Photo: Forest reflections, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Forest reflections, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Rock Climbing Photo: The Voodoo Garden from the east, Holcomb Valley Pi...
The Voodoo Garden from the east, Holcomb Valley Pi...
Rock Climbing Photo: The road to the northern Pinnacles (3N32), Holcomb...
The road to the northern Pinnacles (3N32), Holcomb...
Rock Climbing Photo: Stone Wall, at HVP
BETA PHOTO: Stone Wall, at HVP
Rock Climbing Photo: Late afternoon clouds at Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Late afternoon clouds at Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking north from the top of the Incinterator Wal...
Looking north from the top of the Incinterator Wal...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pinnacles North overview, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles...
BETA PHOTO: Pinnacles North overview, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles...

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