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Skyy Slab

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L to R R to L Alpha
A Midsummer's Night Seam S 
Firewater S 
Here's Mud in Your Eye TR 
Liquid Courage T 
Master of Cylinders T 
Naughty Pine S 
Rotgut T 
Skyy Pilot S 

Skyy Slab  


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Elevation: 7,500'
Location: 34.308, -116.8781 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 28, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Skyy Slab, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

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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 to the right of 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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.5 miles from here

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 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Skyy Slab
Here's Mud in Your Eye (5.10a TR), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

Here's Mud in Your Eye 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Skyy Slab
Climbs the outer face of a prominet buttress that starts with a tricky roof and ends at shared anchors on a ledge with Master of Cylinders....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Skyy Slab Slideshow Add Photo
Overview for some of the Central Pinnacles crags, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
BETA PHOTO: Overview for some of the Central Pinnacles crags, ...
Ginny Christiansen having fun on Naughty Pine.
Ginny Christiansen having fun on Naughty Pine.
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...
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...
Skyy Slab from the Thunderbird Wall, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles  <br />
Skyy Slab from the Thunderbird Wall, Holcomb Valle...
Set the controls for the heart of the sun...
Set the controls for the heart of the sun...
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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By Adam Stackhouse
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Jul 11, 2014
aka The Vodka Slab?