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Routes in Upper Tier

Big Slab TR M3-4
Black Streak TR M3-4
Bulging crack T M2-3
Fist Crack T M2-3
Grungy Corner T M1-2
Thin Crack T M3-4
Type: Trad, Mixed, 80 ft
FA: Jed Porter and Thomas Greene 1/2012
Page Views: 157 total · 2/month
Shared By: jediah porter on Feb 15, 2012
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Up shallow left-facing corner then reach up and right into thin, locker crack. Up to bushes. Variation left under mini roof and up is a bit harder and has not been led.

Location

Route Number 4 on Upper Tier Beta Photo

Protection

gear to 1 inch.

Photos

Preston Rhea
Mammoth Lakes
  M4
Preston Rhea   Mammoth Lakes
  M4
I led the left variation today. Not quite as easy for pro, but by no means dangerous. I felt it was maybe a bit more technical than the right, but not really any harder. I'd still rate it M4.

Both the left and the right variations are by far the best routes in this section of cliff. Super fun and secure hooking up a sinker thin crack. Doesn't get better than that. Oct 30, 2015