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YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

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Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Joe Lee on Jan 31, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Start on South Crack for Silhouette


Great slab route to the summit of Pinnacle Peak. The start comes off the second pitch of South Crack. I recommend starting as for the second pitch of South Crack. When you reach the toe of the slab, stem left onto the slab and pad your way to the top. When you reach a horizontal crack, move right and then continue up. Easily done as one pitch. Note. After clipping the last bolt, if you go straight up, seems like a hard 5.9 move. The further right you go, the easier it gets.


Located on the summit of Pinnacle peak. You have to climb the second pitch of South Crack to reach the start of Silhouette.


The second pitch of South Crack obviously requires trad gear. The finish on Silhouette is bolted. ? 4 bolts. Fixed anchors.

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By roman d
From: Pasadena, CA
Nov 29, 2009

A good linkup is to step left before the last bolt and finish up on the last 2 bolts of 28th Day (5.9)
By Peter Franzen
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From: Phoenix, AZ
Apr 2, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Nice slab! Pecker Party and Silhouette made for a nice trip to the top.
By Brent Lewis
Jun 17, 2017

Went up silhouette this morning, and there was a huge nest mid way through south crack. We didn't actually see a bird so we didn't let the rangers know. Please keep your eyes out if you decide to go up! If you find out it's active it might be worth letting the rangers know, better the crag gets shut down than someone gets hurt.

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