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Essentially the upstream continuation of Banana Belt, HTT is less sunny than BB and has fewer good pitches. Unique ambiance provided by the buzzing high-tension cables.
Go to Banana Belt and follow a trail upstream for a couple of hundred feet to the vicinity of the electric tower.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for High Tension Towers:
Electric Kachina 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Scorpion 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 2 pitches, 200'
C.L.O.T. 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Brothers in Arms 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
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Just Under The Wire 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : High Tension Towers
Gets a star for the name, but the climbing on the upper half of the pitch is mediocre. Start w/ steep slab (2 bolts) then an 5.8ish finger crack. At any obvious weakness, traverse right to the corner of Electric Kachina and proceed up this to EK's anchors. Add some value by staying on the face left of the corner (5.8R)....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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