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Sunnyside Pinnacle 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Osprey Overhang on Nov 27, 2009

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Description 

This climb starts out wide and continually narrows until a tree is reached. Sling the tree for pro, and continue up a finger crack to the pointed pinnacle.

Take a nut tool on lead to clean the finger crack above the tree.

Rap to the right 60ft. off of slings tied around the pinnacle with rings on them.

Why not add a pinnacle to your Sunnyside Bench Jamcrack routine?

Location 

This is the next crack uphill from Jamcrack.

Protection 

Standard Rack plus a log sling and a sling to leave at the anchor.


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By Osprey Overhang
From: ...
Jan 1, 2010

More people would climb this if the tree wasn't blocking the view of the crack. I do not support the altering of any established routes. However, there is a grey area when a change needs to made to save a route. Maybe chains should be put up on this route to save the top of the pinnacle from breaking off.
By Chad Lawver
From: Yosemite Village, California
Oct 20, 2016

As of 10/18/16, slings were sun bleached and unsafe. Added another, but make sure you bring extra with you. 9 feet long will get you around the pinnacle.