Perched high above the small town of Aspendell, Cardinal Pinnacle stands out like a granite lighthouse.
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Cardinal Pinnacle II-III, 5.6 – 5.10
Perched high above the small town of Aspendell, Cardinal Pinnacle stands out like a granite lighthouse. It is a roadside attraction, yet is hardly ever crowded, and it boasts some of the cleanest, most pristine granite on the Eastside of the Sierra.
This climb is offered on a custom private basis only.
Ideal for alpine training year-round.
It hosts numerous 5-star crack climbs and the Regular Route is ideal for alpine training year-round. Easy to enchain or link up several different classics to yield 9 or 10 or 12 stellar pitches of granite climbing. A great day in the mountains or a warm up day for your next alpine testpiece.
- Regular Route – 5.6
- Red Bush – 5.9+
- West Face – 5.10a
- Cucumbers – 5.10a
- Crack Kingdom – 5.10b
- The Prow – 5.12a (possible TR)
- V8 Crack – 5.10c
- and more…
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