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Upper Mound - the corridor

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Corridor Problem 
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OW, The 
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Upper Mound - the corridor  

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Submitted By: Dave Wachter on Feb 26, 2009


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A nice, sheltered corridor running north-south, with a few excellent problems. The ones in the corridor itself are pretty much all hard - V6 and up (except apparently there's a V3+ hiding in the middle - see problem description by LeeAB). There are several closely-spaced easy/moderate problems at the north exit of the corridor, on the west side.

Getting There 

From the upper cluster "base camp," head west (toward town) along the base of the manatee, then climb up to the right into the corridor.

Climbing Season

For the U-Mound area.

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Upper Mound - the corridor:
The OW   V4 6B     Boulder   
Whale Belly   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   
Corridor Problem   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   
Hito   V10-11 8A     Boulder, 15'   
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This is a nice V2-ish variation on the easy/modera...
This is a nice V2-ish variation on the easy/modera...
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Another view of the V2 at the northern mouth of th...

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