Tom Higgins Shares His Recollections Of A Classic

(posted: November 13, 2017)

We selected the streak we did climb because a side view suggested it might not be as steep at the top as other lines we examined, but the view from underneath still shocked us so much we just stopped looking and thinking about what was up there.

Shake and Bake Rebolting Effort Completed

(posted: November 12, 2017)

In early November 2017, FoP president, Bruce Hildenbrand, and FoP Board Member, Clint Cummins, completed the rebolting of the classic Pinnacles line, Shake and Bake.

2017 PCAD Report

(posted: September 29, 2017)

October 20th, 21st and 22nd marked the 5th Annual Pinnacles Climber Appreciation Days. A ton of work got done and a fun time was had by all.

Closures In Effect

CLOSURES ARE IN EFFECT!

Closures end in 164 day(s)

Some formations in the Park are currently closed for raptor mating season.

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Announcing 2018 Climbing Closures

(posted: January 11, 2018)

Annual measures to protect nesting raptors of Pinnacles National Park will be reinstated as of January 16, 2018, according to Park Superintendent Karen Beppler-Dorn.

Weather Report

Last Read: Jan 18th, 2018

Pinnacles Weather Station

Last Reported: 4:37 AM

Temp: 47.0°

Wind: 3.0 mph  Gusts: 7.0 mph

Hollister Weather

Last Reported: 4:13 AM

Temp: 52.0°

Wind: 3.0 mph  Gusts: 17.0 mph

Park Hours

The Park is open 7 days a week.

East Side: Open 24 Hours

West Side: 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM

For additional information visit the Park's web site.

Hours last updated on: 01/29/2017.

Pinnacles News

  • Announcing 2018 Climbing Closures

    Annual measures to protect nesting raptors of Pinnacles National Park will be reinstated as of January 16, 2018, according to Park Superintendent Karen Beppler-Dorn.

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