Tear Garden Rock Climbing
|Shared By:||Nathan Fisher on Jun 11, 2004|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
DescriptionEast facing wall with near vertical sport routes, holding edges and funky moves. Lichen exists on this cliff, but will clean up in time. Also, it seemed that all the 1st bolts were very high. The lines here vary, but difficult face climbing is the theme. Expect shade in the afternoon. Routes are as follows, from left to right:
#1: Feels Like the First Time 5.10a** FA John Rogers/Dave Moore 10/99
#2: Cleanse, Fold, and Manipulate 5.10a** FA John Rogers 7/99
#3 The Centre Bullet 5.10d*** FA John Rogers 10/98
#4 The Greater Wrong Of The Right 5.11b** FA Brandon Wicks/John Rogers 5/99
#5 You and Me and Rainbows .10b/c
If visiting this area, take a look at the lines on The Penguin as well, as they are basically the same crag.
Getting ThereFollow the approach for The Penguin. Park on the right side of the road, 3.8 miles up canyon. Hike up the north side of the road; hiking up talus slopes until they end, and then crossing through small patches of scrub oak until the next talus field is acquired. There are cairns, so look for them. The approach is hard and hot, but do-able. This is the east-facing wall that is "slightly" up the wall from The Penguin.
Expect a hot, dry hike, with lots of loose talus.
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