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Agree to Disagree S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Elevation: 886 ft
GPS: 38.915, -121.015 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on Nov 6, 2014
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Access Issue: Raptors have left the quarry, all normal walls are open Details
Access Issue: The State Rec Area closes at dusk - most parking areas are self-paid Details

Description

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.

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
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
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

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