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Separate Reality T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Tales of Power T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Through Bein' Cool T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 110 ft
FA: Ron Kauk
Page Views: 11,836 total · 103/month
Shared By: Brad G on Aug 27, 2008
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This route is soooo beautiful! The climb starts with an awkward overhanging chimney. After that you get a rest then it moves into beautiful thin hand jams up an overhanging wall. This route shouldn't feel as hard for people with thinner hands. Those with thicker hands may have trouble in the mid-section of the hand crack. I feel like I have normal sized hands and ended up getting about six real tight thumbs up jams in a row. The crack does widen up though so just keep cranken'. The last 15 feet is a tight squeeze chimmney that some people like myself end up liebacking. A classic 5.12 crack!

P.S this climb is featured in the extra scenes of the film "The Sharp End".

Location

Rappel from the anchors below Separate Reality. The climb begins on a ledge with a tree.

Protection

.5 to #2
Bring a few extra .75 and 1 sized cams

Photos

Alexey
San Jose
Alexey   San Jose
Stories and photos about Tales of Power:
supertopo.com/climbing/thre… Mar 5, 2013

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