Elevation: 7,785 ft
GPS: 40.434, -105.388 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ken Duncan on May 30, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This is the left and upper portion of Main Crag. It lies above an upward-angling trough that passes through a tunnel behind Totem Tower. The trough ultimately reaches the large notch that splits the top of Main Crag. Routes on the far left and those starting in the trough close to Totem Tower stay shaded in the morning.

Getting There

Follow the approach trail to Main/West Crags. At the double cairns, continue heading up and left over a big down tree towards West Crag. In approximately 100 yards, you will be below a large "nose". This is The Shnoz. Head up to the cliff, and to reach routes to the right, follow the cairns heading up the trough.

To reach routes to the left, continue up the West Crag Trail and cut back to the west side of the cliff.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Upper Tier Main Crag

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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Blue Plate Special
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Shelter From the Storm
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Blue Plate Special
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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Shelter From the Storm
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Table 4 2
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
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