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West Tiers

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Blood and Cuts T 
Henrietta's Day Spa T 
Hot Dog in a Bun T 
Lee's Health Studio (aka The Dehab Clinic) T 
Prefab Sprout T 
Slots A Fun T 
Smart Missile T 
Who Cut The Cheese? T 
Wide Receiver T 

West Tiers  


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.0094, -116.0537 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Vernon Stiefel on Feb 25, 2003
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Description 

The West Tiers are the two west facing walls (one on top of the other) east of Split Dome. In general, the rock is solid and fun to climb. Most of the established routes are protected by bolts, however, Blood and Cuts and Black Panther are two noteworthy crack climbs. Bolted climbs worth ascending are Hot Dog in a Bun, The Patriot, Lee's Health Studio, and Predator Tigress - a disquieting name for a perplexing climb! The descent for every route is an easy walk off.


Getting There 

Walk east around Split Rock a few hundred yards to reach the West Tiers.


Climbing Season



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',4],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Tiers:
Henrietta's Day Spa   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Larry S. getting ready to throw one to the  Wide Receiver.  Slots O' Fun is the other wide crack just to the left.

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A Joshua Tree and the valley between Split Dome and West Tiers. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
A Joshua Tree and the valley between Split Dome an...

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