|The Tea Room
Oolong climbs the steep broad buttress at the entrance to the Tea Room. Pull onto the base of the buttress at the right side and move up and left on positive edges, pockets and side pulls. Ascend the steep headwall. Above the initial headwall the buttress narrows and climbs on blocky holds and edges past 8 bolts.
Located on the left side of the entrance to the Tea Room.
8 bolts and 2-ring Fixe anchor.
Nice crimper at second bolt of "Oolong"
Chalky hands on the blocky holds of "Oolong."
Nearing the top of the initial headwall of "Oolong...
Me leading Oolong - my first time on this route. I...
topping out on first headwall
Start of "Oolong"
Checking for loose holds on "Oolong."
|By Rick Hill|
From: la crescenta, ca
Dec 12, 2010
crux is at the beginning after that its like climbing a ladder not the best tea room has to offer.
|By Michael Bartosek|
From: Los Angeles
Mar 21, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
I enjoyed a direct start of this line and thought the rest of it was easy, but enjoyable. Nice exposure up there too, fun moderate route, great lead for anyone who just wants a chill leading experience.