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21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area

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11c Toprope Arete TR 
Arch OW at Bongs Away Left T 
Beyond Lunacy T 
Beyond the Fringe T 
Bong's Away Center T 
Bongs Away, Left T 
Children of Light S 
Chingando T 
Deer Route, The T 
Dr. Fun Time T 
Dream Easy T 
Ejesta T 
Flatus T 
Independence Pinnacle, Center T 
Independent Route (Independence Pinnacle left) T 
Iota, The T 
Lunatic Fringe T 
Ol' 5.10 S 
Olga's Trick T 
Phantom T 
Porter's Pout T 
Reed's Pinnacle Left T 
Reed's Pinnacle Regular Route T 
Reed's Pinnacle-Direct Route T 
Remnant, Center, The T 
Remnant-Left Side, The T 
Remnant-Right Side, The T 
Rocket In My Pocket T 
Scrunchy-Mungy T 
Steppin' Out T 
Stone Fist T 
Stone Groove T 

21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

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.

Getting There 

This area is above the road, between the first and second tunnels on the Big Oak Flat Road, going to HWY 120.

Climbing Season



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]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',4],['5.10',16],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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 21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area:
The Remnant-Right Side   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   
Bongs Away, Left   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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'   
Reed's Pinnacle Regular Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
Bong's Away Center   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Reed's Pinnacle-Direct Route   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   
Reed's Pinnacle Left   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 240'   
Porter's Pout   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Chingando   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Independent Route (Independence Pinnacle left)   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Stone Groove   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Remnant-Left Side   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad   
Lunatic Fringe   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
Beyond the Fringe   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Independence Pinnacle, Center   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 350'   
Steppin' Out   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Olga's Trick   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Beyond Lunacy   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 7 pitches, 900'   
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Steppin' Out 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : 21 - Reed's Pinnacle Area
The first two pitches you probably forget next day , but you have to climb them to approach business pitch P1. Start from right side of the tree, (20 feet left from start of Ejesta) follow thin crack than face moves to wide crack up to the tree with rappel slings. 130 feet. 5.7-5.8 depending of what you are doingP2. Traverse left to the corner and climb the corner crack to horn/small pinnacle with the slings . This is top of p2 of Independence Center which share same path with Steppin' Out up to...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Telephoto of Reed's Area. From the Wawona Tunnel a...
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reeds pinnacle as viewed from top of generator cra...
Rock Climbing Photo: High resolution telephoto of The Iota; Chingando i...
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Rock Climbing Photo: General view of Reed's pinnacle area.
General view of Reed's pinnacle area.
Rock Climbing Photo: Reed's, taken from Turtleback Dome.
Reed's, taken from Turtleback Dome.

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