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Skyy Pilot 

Skyy Slab 


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Elevation: 7,500'
Lat, Long: 34.308, -116.8781 Map Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, Adam Stackhouse, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 28, 2007
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Description 

This small northwest-facing formation, actually the backside of Coyote Crag, is located just left (east) of the Tombstone Pit and around the corner from the Mad Cow Wall.

The handful of routes here are all well-protected moderates from 5.5 to 5.10b with most being 5.9 and under, with Firewater (5.5), A Midsummer's Night Seam (5.7) and Skyy Pilot (5.9) being among the best.

Routes listed left to right:

Naughty Pine (5.6)
Skyy Pilot (5.9)
Liquid Courage (5.5)
A Midsummer's Night Seam (5.7)
Firewater (5.5)
Rotgut (5.9)
Here's Mud in Your Eye (5.10b TR)
Master of Cylinders (5.6)


Getting There 

Walk right (north) and around the corner from the Mad Cow Wall or walk left from the vicinity of the Tombstone Pit or Claim Jumper Wall.


8 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Skyy Slab:
Skyy Pilot   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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About to finish the lower section of A Midsummer's Night Seam. <br /> <br />Photo by Milena

A Midsummer's Night Seam 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Skyy Slab
Enjoyable slab climbing along a faint seam leads to a crux just past the last bolt, where you must trust the rubber and go for it. Most of the route is fairly mild which makes this route (and the others on this wall) good for someone getting into leading. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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The left side of Skyy Slab.  Naughty Pine (5.6) climbs the plates and crack on the left, finishing over the upper slab/plates.
BETA PHOTO: The left side of Skyy Slab. Naughty Pine (5.6) cl...
Skyy Slab from the Thunderbird Wall, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles  <br />
Skyy Slab from the Thunderbird Wall, Holcomb Valle...
The left side of Skyy Slab.  Skyy Pilot (5.9) starts in the middle and works up and right through good edges, continuing up the right side of the slab.
BETA PHOTO: The left side of Skyy Slab. Skyy Pilot (5.9) star...
Ginny Christiansen having fun on Naughty Pine.
Ginny Christiansen having fun on Naughty Pine.
Set the controls for the heart of the sun...
Set the controls for the heart of the sun...
Photo/topo for Skyy Slab, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles.
BETA PHOTO: Photo/topo for Skyy Slab, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles...
The right side of Skyy Slab.  A Midsummer's Night Seam (5.7) works the plates to the seam on the left, finishing up past delicate slab moves.  Firewater (5.5) can be seen following the bolt line in the right center part of the photo.
BETA PHOTO: The right side of Skyy Slab. A Midsummer's Night ...
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