5.9 splitter on Cardinal Pinnacle
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Cardinal Pinnacle

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.

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Cardinal Pinnacle

Cardinal Pinnacle II-III, 5.6 – 5.10

Perched high above the small town of Aspendell, Cardinal Pinnacle stands out like a granite sentinel. 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. 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.


Recommended Routes:
  • 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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