21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area Rock Climbing
Rick Cashner free soloing "Reed's Direct"...
Another popular, classic, Yosemite crack climbing area.
Here you will find the Classic "Reed's Direct", "Chingando", "Lunatic Fringe" and "Stone Groove", to name a few.
This area is above the road, between the first and second tunnels on the Big Oak Flat Road, going to HWY 120.
Weather station 6.4 miles from here
32 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in 21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area:
Dream Easy 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Ejesta 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 210'
Flatus 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 180'
Chingando 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch
Steppin' Out 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Featured Route For 21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area
Chingando 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a California
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On the far left of Reed's Pinnacle Area is a Huge, detached flake, split by a left leaning crack. This huge flake is known as The Iota. The crack is "Chingando".The Reed guide description says something like "part of the hardman ow training circuit".In the Sierra Club's mountaineering journal, Ascent, 1973, Jim Bridwell proposed adding letter grades to YDS 5.10's. He gave lots of examples for 5.10a offwidths; Chingando, Girl Next Door, Reed Pinnacle Left, Crack of Despair, Crack of Doo...[more] Browse More Classics in California
Telephoto of Reed's Area. From the Wawona Tunnel a...
reeds pinnacle as viewed from top of generator cra...
BETA PHOTO: High resolution telephoto of The Iota; Chingando i...
General view of Reed's pinnacle area.
Reed's, taken from Turtleback Dome.