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Western Pillars

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About Western Pillars:

This is the ridgeline west of the Beginner Slab/The Cracks/South Slabs complex. Approach by hiking west down past the South Slab, then back uphill and left to the lowest (southernmost) crag of the Western Pillars ridge. Alternate approach: once down the wooden stairs along the Plunge Trail, turn right off the trail and bushwhack downhill along the eastern edge of the ridge. The routes are described from L to R on each crag, beginning with the lowest (southernmost) crag.
Approach Time: 20 minutes
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Access Issues:
Rock Type: Gneiss
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Upside Yo Head 5.11d 0
2 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Tipping Point 5.7 0
3 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Smokey Treats 5.11a 0
4 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Cheese Grater 5.6 0
6 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Not Likin' It, Lovin' It 5.10a 0
7 Average Rating = 0.00/5 True Grit 5.12c 0