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Flumes Formation, The

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About Flumes Formation, The:

This formation is just west of the Balconies Cliff. Though the old guidebook list only about 4 climbs on it, the new one lists about twelve.
Approach: From the west parking area, head east towards the Balconies caves. Just before you get to the cave entrance the trail will have a fork going north called the Balconies Cliff Trail. Just a few hundred feet up this trail there will be a marker on the left that says "Tilted Terrrace area climbs".
Approach Time: 20 minutes
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Access Issues: Maybe be subject to raptor nesting closures (mid January thru July usually). See the Friends of Pinnacles website of the latest info.
Rock Type:
Type of Climbing: Sport
Sun Aspect: All Day Shade


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Nipples and Knobs 5.10a 2
0 Average Rating = 2.50/5 Hunting Spiders 5.7 2
2 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Bits & Pieces 5.9 1
3 Average Rating = 3.71/5 Kibbles & Bits 5.9 7
4 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Rebecca's Sailing 5.9 5
5 Average Rating = 3.33/5 Jumangi 5.10b 3
6 Average Rating = 3.25/5 Tilted Terrace 5.8 4
8 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Adam's Apple 5.9 2