Killed by Death (5.10b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles....
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.
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.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
6 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Wilburs Turning in His Grave 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Wilbur's Tombstone
Start up the blunt arete, and clip the first bolt. From here continue via a thin seam passing the 2nd bolt which leads easily up to the steep finish.The meat of the climb is one very hard move past the 3rd bolt, reaching to a huge hold up and right (passed the 4th bolt). The crux move is very high dependent, and can be easily avoided by moving slightly left at the 3rd bolt, then back right to finish....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Local Information for Wilbur's Tombstone
BETA PHOTO: The east face of Wilbur's Tombstone.
Wilbur's Tombstone from the north approach road.
BETA PHOTO: Wilbur's Tombstone from the north.
Wilbur's Tombstone, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Wibur's on the left and Moonshine on the right, ta...
Wilbur's and Moonshine from the dirt road connecti...
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.