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Beautiful orange colored buttress with numerous cracks and corners. Boi-oi-oing has become somewhat of an instant classic among crack aficionados. Gets good morning sun.
Walk past the First Cliff, Right Tower then make your way up and across an unstable scree slope to get there. About 200 yards west of the main area. South and East facing.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Orange Pillar:
St. Stephen 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Black Sheep 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Boi-oi-oi-ing! 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 340'
Tommy Boy 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Housekeeping 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
High Expectations 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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Boi-oi-oi-ing! 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Orange Pillar
P1 (5.10a): Climbs up the right side of a giant wedged block about 25 feet off the ground. Continue up double cracks to the highest ledge before the upper headwall. Bolted anchor at 85 feet.P2 (5.10a): Start out slightly up and left of the anchor and get ready for 165 feet of hand jamming! Generally there are two or three cracks to choose from. When in doubt, stay to the left. Bolted anchor.P3 (5.9): Not recommended due to loose rock and friable holds. If you do climb this, we left some...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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