The Arrowhead

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Pebble Beach

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Beachcomber 5.4 (Trad) *

First Ascent: Geoff Manley, Charles Tabor in 1988
Length: 130ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This crack and chimney system is located between The Arrowhead and a huge overhang.
Walk off 150 feet to the northeast.
Descent: Walk off
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
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Ascentionist said on November 29th, 2005
This is a fun two pitch chimney climb. The second pitch is worth the climb.
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Huggybone said on December 5th, 2005
If, at the end of the climb, you hop over the chimney, there is a tree and rock tunnel that you can rappell off of, using a 60m rope. rappell as far to the left as you can, through the trees.
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DuppyC said on April 2nd, 2007
5 stars on the view from the top.
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p0bray01 said on April 7th, 2007
Slither....slide...and march up the ramp....Then Take on the view at the top! Grea climb. Is the first "pitch" the small offwidth? or the little boulder problem with the rhodo on it?
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possum2082 said on March 24th, 2009
i hear real men go up the chimney and then climb the face just to the left. uggh.
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toad857 said on June 25th, 2012
If you're climbing Arrowhead, I recommend stopping halfway up and untying to check this thing out. You can walk very deep into the chimney before committing, which at that point is only a 10 foot section of easy chimney to the top. We scrambled off via a faint trail. Encountered a rattlesnake on the way back, along the bottom of the cliff. I recommend it, the adventure adds 2 or 3 stars.
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Smiles said on August 25th, 2017
I managed to get my 6 year old up this. What fun. View is terrific. Rap back down through the chimney.