Upper Spire Rock Climbing
The Upper Spire is the largest and highest of the Phantom Spires. It has several excellent routes.
The approach from parking is obvious.
Weather station 12.3 miles from here
21 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Spire
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Spire:
Lesbian Love 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Holy Smoke 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Upper Spire
Steppin' Stone 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA
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Start in a prominent, left facing, corner, right of "Fear of Flying". Climb up this corner, undercling left at a small roof, continue up, undercling left at a big roof (5.11a) to a belay with two bolts. Continue up face....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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Upper Spire, view of Steppin' Stone et al.
BETA PHOTO: Upper Spire and Flathead with routes.
BETA PHOTO: Harrison Direct 11B
Climber at the top of Fear of Flying.
Upper Spire-east side. Photo by Blitzo.