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Agree to Disagree S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

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Facing west from the main lower area of Auburn Quarry, there's a wall left of Surf Tower that looks like a tilting vortex of stone. Caleb Hooten and friends have started putting up routes here as of 2014.
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The State Rec Area closes at dusk - most parking areas are self-paid Details

Getting There

As you walk into the quarry, pass these landmarks on your right: the CRAGS wooden welcome sign, the short Memorial Wall, the port-a-potty, and the lone buttress of Surf Tower. This wall is on the same level as all of these.

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Caleb Hooten
Roseville, California
Caleb Hooten   Roseville, California
My buddies and I are calling it Tilting Vortex Wall. Has anyone tried Agree to Disagree? Oct 30, 2014
Caleb Hooten
Roseville, California
Caleb Hooten   Roseville, California
Just finished Agree to Disagree. I think it's 5.9 but I'd like to get someone elses opinion. It's left of Surf Tower about 50'. It's 5 bolts to a two bolt belay ledge. A 60m rope is plenty to lower off the bolts. Give it a shot this weekend and tell me what you think. It's still a little dirty and has potential for rock fall so be careful.
Oct 17, 2014

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