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From The Ground Up Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Dru on Sep 20, 2011
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Description 

These climbs are located on the lowest tier of the Harrison Bluffs directly adjacent to the point at which the trail from the powerline road reaches the crag. The climbs tend to be single pitch vcrack and arete routes although there are a few slabs and two pitch climbs. Can be damp in early spring.

Getting There 

The shortest approach of any of the areas at Harrison Bluffs. One minute from the powerline.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

29 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',5],['5.10',10],['5.11',6],['5.12',6],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in From The Ground Up

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for From The Ground Up:
Sleeping Princess   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   Sleeping Princess Area (FTG...
Where in The World Is Carmen Pellegrino?   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   Great Expectations Area (FT...
Pig Pen   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   Sleeping Princess Area (FTG...
Great Expectations   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   Great Expectations Area (FT...
Crystal Ether   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Great Expectations Area (FT...
Baby Steps   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 70'   Sleeping Princess Area (FTG...
Exacerbation   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   Great Expectations Area (FT...
Wayback Layback   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Wayback Layback Area (FTGU ...
Murder in the Dark   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Great Expectations Area (FT...
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Featured Route For From The Ground Up
Rock Climbing Photo:  Me on Wayback Layback.

Wayback Layback 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Wayback Layback Area (FTGU ...
Climb easy ramp past two small saplings to overlap. Strenous first crux come in the overlap, balance left into akward layback in the thin crack. Second crux comes in thin section jsut before crack widens. Battle the pump and layback into the final crux in the mess of thin cracks and pockets. Finish at tree. Not to be underestimated, very pumpy....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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