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High Tension Towers Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.51102, -118.5703 View Map  Incorrect?
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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

For the Central Gorge area.

Weather station 18.0 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',8],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]


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Scorpion 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : High Tension Towers
We did this climb in one pitch and recommend doing it that way. We were able to get down in two raps w/ a single 60m rope; be careful as both raps are stretchers.Starts with a crack, then a 10b roof, then some enjoyable easy slabbing. If doing it in one pitch, be mindful of rope drag....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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