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High Tension Towers  


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Submitted By: david goldstein on Dec 2, 2006
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Description 

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.

Getting There 

Go to Banana Belt and follow a trail upstream for a couple of hundred feet to the vicinity of the electric tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.0 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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Brothers in Arms 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : High Tension Towers
Starts off the same 3rd class ledge as Scorpion, about 25' up. Traverse left for a few feet past a bolt. Make tenous moves up and left to another bolt (crux). The route then continues up, traversing left and right a bit to find the best line, past six or so more bolts to a shuts. A 15' runout on easier terrain keeps you engaged up high....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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