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Routes in Hidden Tower

Not Forgotten T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sail Away T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Snail Away T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Split T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Splotch T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Wild Wind T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: John Wolfe, Rich Wolfe, and Stu Harris, 1966
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Shared By: Roger Linfield on May 11, 2011
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This is a vertical hand crack with one small overhang, fairly exposed. This would be a good choice for a well-protected 5.6 trad lead. Rappel from the top.

Location

ten feet right of Splotch

Protection

standard rack

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Karl Rittger
Boulder, CO
Karl Rittger   Boulder, CO
This route is rated a 5.6 - but I think its actually harder then Sail Away that is rated 5.8-. The crux is just about where you see the horizontal crack on the right. Its sort of a bulging crack and the horizontal crack makes it discontinuous.

Thought I would start on this as a warmup for Sail Away, but in retrospect I should have just started on Sail Away. Mar 25, 2013
David Aldama
Running Springs, CA
 
David Aldama   Running Springs, CA
 
Much easier if you use the arete on the left side at the crux. Apr 15, 2018

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