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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011

This granite dome on Lumpy Ridge is known as Batman Rock. The small, pointy summit on the left side near its base is Batman Pinnacle.
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Batman Pinnacle as seen near the end of the approach. Batman & Robin is a popular multipitch route that goes up the south face (in view here).
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Dominic starts up the first pitch. The cam is a little rusty and so is he.
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Small off-route excursion. Oops.
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Dominic begins up the correct 2nd pitch.
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Looking up pitch two.
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Looking up the great 5.6 crack on pitch three.
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Dominic leading the third pitch.
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Dominic leading the fourth & final short pitch to the small summit.
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


View toward Twin Owls (top/left).
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Batman Pinnacle
Lumpy Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Batman & Robin [5.6]
October 2, 2011


Looking up the route from near the base.