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The Pillar - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (7)
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New bolts and anchors. Cams, 1ea. .3"-3"
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.80/5
  Rock Quality 2.60/5
  Scenery 2.80/5
  Fun Factor 3.60/5

Description:

When looking uphill towards Pagoda rock, follow the water stain and crack system on the far right (front) side. This climb has the best quality sandstone in the whole canyon. Usually done in two pitches. The first pitch is a slightly runnout 5.7 face climb to bolted anchor. The second pitch is fun stemming, face climbing, finger cracks, hand jams and lie backs. One of the best climbs in the bay area.

Submitted by: salamanizer on 2006-09-30
Views: 1125
Route ID: 7757

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: outland on 2012-09-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars .

P2 is mostly trad, and kind of dirty to the top.

Added: 2012-09-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pfc-monty on 2007-12-16 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars The pillar

The rock quality on this sandstone is the worst quality I have ever climbed. The bolts in the dihedral on pitch two are mank and the pro nearby sucks.

Added: 2007-12-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: I_climb_rocks1121 on 2007-12-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars pine canyon

bad rock

Added: 2007-12-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: agrawe on 2007-12-01 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Nice Mixed route

The first pitch is a pure sport face climb that is well protected and can be top-roped/raped off of. If you want to climb the crack bring a set of cams .5-3 for protection. I only saw one 'bolt' protecting the crack that looked like it was made from 1/8 in tin. After the crack head right to 3 quality bolts that lead up to the 2 bolt anchor. Rap off the back after topping out.

Added: 2007-12-02

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cobbledik on 2007-08-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars - - -

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Added: 2007-08-16

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