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Willit Pillar

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Call of the West T 
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Willit Pillar Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.0933, -116.15514 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Feb 5, 2003
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BETA PHOTO: Willit Pillar and the Indian Palisades Corridor, J...

Description 

Willit Pillar is home to several moderate free routes along with an A1 bolt ladder on the west side of the rock.

Getting There 

Willit Pillar is located behind campsite #3 and about 75 yards right (east) of Billboard Buttress.

Climbing Season

For the Indian Cove Campground area.

Weather station 6.2 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Willit Pillar

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Willit Pillar:
The Sand Donkey (aka Will It or Won't It)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Willit Pillar
Rock Climbing Photo: "South Face Route". Photo by Blitzo.

South Face Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Willit Pillar
This is the crack system to the right of "Call of the West". If I remember well, it's tricky getting started. You might want a spot. The upper crack is the crux. I don't think it's more than 5.8. Pro is good; be aggressive....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Willit Pillar, Joshua Tree NP.
BETA PHOTO: Willit Pillar, Joshua Tree NP.
Rock Climbing Photo: Willit Pillar. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: Willit Pillar. Photo by Blitzo.

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By C Miller
Administrator
Jun 14, 2007
The rappel off this formation (which is down the north face) is from two bolts set a ways back from the edge.
By Sean
From: Oak Park, CA
Feb 4, 2016
rap anchor consists of 2 buttonheads with flimpsy spinners (one badly rusted), as others have mentioned elsewhere