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Tom's Thumb  

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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 40.2381, -120.5436 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Rick Shull, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Paul Bernard on Oct 27, 2010
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Incredible granite plug on a ridge top. Beautiful climbs up dikes and cracks.

Getting There 

Directions (provided by Tad Hocking):
From Hwy 395 about 12 mi. south of Susanville, head SW up Janesville Grade Road for 4.7 mi. Turn right on dirt road towards Thompson Peak lookout. Follow that road 1.9 miles, then turn right and follow that dirt road to a gravel quarry area about 1.5 miles. Head to the south side of the quarry and you should see the rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 11.7 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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By T Hocking
Dec 26, 2012
Pioneered this crag 77/78 after Joe Fitschen told me the crag had possibilities. Put up my routes on lead using hexes, stoppers and slinging natural features. Top roped many other routes on the SW
face that others have since bolted.
Tad Hocking
By M.Morley
From: Sacramento, CA
Dec 26, 2012
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