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Wilbur's Tombstone

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Wilbur's Tombstone 

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Elevation: 7,450'
Location: 34.3094, -116.8787 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 23, 2006
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This is the obvious free-standing formation at the southern edge of the northern parking area, and has a number of quality moderates on it's east face as well as few more challenging lines on the west face.

Getting There 

The formation, which is due west of the Incinerator Wall, has parking right near the base, and is also easily reached via trails from any number of crags in the vicinty.

Climbing Season

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wilbur's Tombstone:
Pumped Up Woman   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Rap Bolters Will Be Prosecuted (5.8), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

Rap Bolters Will Be Prosecuted 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Wilbur's Tombstone
Located on the right side of the slabby east face and identifiable by a bolt about 20' up.Wander up the slab past some gear placements to the aforementioned high bolt, continue up the smooth slab above and then pull a roof near the top (5.8) to finish on a sloping ledge with chains.Originally done as a runout climb without bolts, it was later retro-bolted with five bolts; three are all that remain. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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The east face of Wilbur's Tombstone.
BETA PHOTO: The east face of Wilbur's Tombstone.
Killed by Death (5.10b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles. Photo by Dave Honeywell.
Killed by Death (5.10b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles....
Wilbur's Tombstone from the north.
BETA PHOTO: Wilbur's Tombstone from the north.
Wilbur's Tombstone, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Wilbur's Tombstone, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
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By Euan Cameron
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
May 26, 2008

Its worth carrying a couple of small cams for almost all the routes on the slabby face, since the bolts are fairly well spaced apart.