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|
An unknown climber on either Sparky Does Power Tow...
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.
Climbing Season For the Central Gorge area.
Weather station 18.0 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For High Tension Towers
C.L.O.T. 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : High Tension Towers
Marked by a seam going through a yellow target symbol painted on the rock just off the ground. After the seam, it turns into typical Gorge face climbing up to a small roof. I ended up using a small cam or two to protect the insecure crux moves getting to the first bolt....[more] Browse More Classics in CA