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Easter Island Man Pinnacle T 
Shaft Pinnacle, The T 
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The Shaft Pinnacle 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b R [details]
FA: Grag Collins, Mal Miller
Season: Less than hot and windy
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Submitted By: Gee Double on Nov 15, 2016

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Small, steep, free standing pinnacle. Seldom climbed and difficult. 2 routes on the Needle; Free Radicle 5.10+ R, description: boulder up to brake in west face, shortest, clip single 1/4" hand drilled, free lead, placed bolt and crank then mantle onto the summit. South Face; 5.11- R Thin cracks on south face, pitons maybe necessary.


19 m free standing pinnacle high above the Blob Buttress NE of Split Rock


Very little protection to be had on the pinnacle, mostly thin.

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