High in the grade with an excellent but testing main pitch. Protection is good. Start as for Obituary Grooves at a slab in front of a large fallen tree.
1) 4c, 22m. Pitch 1 of Obituary Grooves.
2) 5b, 36m. Move up and right with much difficulty to gain the main groove. Take the groove and crack above it - sustained - to a belay on a block below a steep wall and corner.
3) 4c, 9m. Climb the corner/groove on the left to the shoulder of the pinnacle and belay.
4) 15m. Pitch 6 of Troutdale Pinnacle. © Rockfax
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