This easily accessable, small crag is well worth a visit if you're in the nieghborhood. You'll probably have this peaceful place all to yourself.
About two miles down the hill from the top of Cushenberry Grade (towards Lucerne Valley) on the east side of Hwy 18 is Forest Service Road 3N62. The new (2008) Brad Singer guide book says to take the next road just downhill from here, but as of Sept '08 this was blocked off with a no trespassing sign. Instead, take F.S. Road 3N62 itself for about a half mile, bearing right whenever the road forks. Blackhawk Pinnacle will soon be seen off to the right a short way from the road.
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Stabbing Westward 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 45'
Blackhawk Arete 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
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On the right side of the N.E. face follow four bolts up the obvious arete. Pulling directly past the overhang at the bottom is 5.10b; this can be easily avoided ny climbing the bottom of Panamint Annie and stepping back left onto the arete, making the route 5.8 or 5.9. The rock on the arete itself is very nice smooth granite....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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