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Routes in Upper Spire

Arete Route T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Beast of No Nation T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Burnt Offerings T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Cabin Fever S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Char Broiled T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Crispy Critters TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Desperado (Roof Variation) T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dot to Dot T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fear of Flying T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Gingerbread T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Harrison Direct Variation T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Holy Smoke T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Jugs Revisited T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lesbian Love S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Necklace Traverse "direct" T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
North Ridge T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Robert's Aid Crack T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Smokehouse Brown T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Steppin' Stone T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
T-Bone S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Thanksgiving T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Up for Grabs T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport, 110 ft
FA: [[107338387]], 2002
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Shared By: Monica Jones on Jun 13, 2010 with updates
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

The crux is near the top, although just getting started is tricky too. Climbs the prominent white dike on the south facing side of the upper spire. Gorgeous and technical face climbing.

Location

Middle of the face on the upper spire's south face to the left of fear of flying. Can't miss it. Lower or rap off anchors with a 70m.

Protection

Bolts to anchors.

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grabski
N California
  5.11c
grabski   N California
  5.11c
Whew, good climb. Thin, sustained, and hard. You can climb and lower off this with a 60m with a couple feet left. Jun 19, 2016
Michael Dom
  5.11c
Michael Dom  
  5.11c
Super cool climb. Worth getting on. Dec 13, 2015
Colin Brochard
San Francisco
 
Colin Brochard   San Francisco
 
I tried this ground up as the sun was setting. I left a biner 3/4 of the way up. I'll get you next time 'Dike love!!' (Sorry I just got the pun...) Jan 19, 2015
Colonel Mustard
Sacramento, CA
Colonel Mustard   Sacramento, CA
Deep Thoughts by Ryan Kelly. Jan 28, 2011
Ryan Kelly
work.
Ryan Kelly   work.
All my best onsights are on the second try. Jun 15, 2010