Climbers on Mount Lemmon are no stranger to pinnacles and towers. This 200ft freestanding pin, only a few yards from the base of the Butterfly Wall, is markedly different in character to its lower elevation brethren. The east face of Trundle Pinnacle is home to the very best pocket routes in Southern Arizona. The area at the base is also a wonderful place to hang out and enjoy the shade, trees, and views. Please keep human impact to a minimum.
Follow directions to the Butterfly Wall. This is the obvious 200' spire.
Browse More Classics in Trundle Pinnacle
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Trundle Pinnacle:
Pollinator 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
Pocket Protector 5.10c Trad, Sport, 60 feet
Wing Development 5.10d Sport, 60 feet
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot 5.11+ Sport, 1 pitch, 85 feet
Draw Iron 5.11d Sport, 60 feet
Featured Route For Trundle Pinnacle
Pocket Protector 5.10c AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Trundle Pinnacle
Best pocket route of its grade in the Catalinas. The hardest part about this route is settling on which jugs to use. A low crux gives way to shamefully large pockets on the upper face.With a standard rack it is possible to continue up from the slab left of the anchors. Climb the bulge, then left, then up through bulges to the "high-point" anchors on the pinnacle. A single 70M rope will get you back to your pack. Might be a good idea to bring extra webbing for the anchor.(Please note that the roc...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ