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Picket Post route T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b X
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Type: Trad, 150 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Bill Forrest, Gary Garbert 1965
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Shared By: Orphaned on Mar 19, 2008
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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The route begins on the uphill (south) side of the tower. climb up and past 1-2 bolts then traverse to right to very rotten crack. Belay or continue up to summit. Very poor rock and only good to reach a desert summit w/o much pain. Two ropes needed for descent.


Enter the wilderness area west of the Arboretum via a dirt road approx 2 miles before the standard parking lot. Drive up several switchbacks and park when a traverse line becomes visible to walk east to the pinnacle.


Stoppers & hexes as camming units might make the route fall apart.


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