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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 (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 23, 2006
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Killed by Death (5.10b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles....

Description 

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



Weather station 4.6 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['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 Wilbur's Tombstone:
Pumped Up Woman   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Pumped Up Woman (5.8), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

Pumped Up Woman 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Wilbur's Tombstone
IMHO the nicest of the three face routes.Cracks and seams (small cams) lead to a slab, climb this, it's thin past the bolt (crux), then eases at another horizontal, here you can clip the last bolt, a stare up at the anchors while wondering how the heck to get there....thin straight up, easier to the left or right....[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.
Wilbur's Tombstone from the north approach road.
Wilbur's Tombstone from the north approach road.
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
Wibur's on the left and Moonshine on the right, taken from the south.
Wibur's on the left and Moonshine on the right, ta...
Wilbur's and Moonshine from the dirt road connecting the north and south parking areas.
Wilbur's and Moonshine from the dirt road connecti...

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By Euan Cameron
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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.