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Routes in Big Pine Towers - East Face

Cat in the Hat S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Coronary Bypass S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Honker S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Pine In The Ass S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Prowess S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: SA
Page Views: 54 total, 1/month
Shared By: RyanJohnson on May 16, 2012
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

After an awkward and high first clip, this climb follows a blunt arete that succumbs to all manners of trickery. Morning Sun/Afternoon shade.

Location

Cat in the Hat is located on the east face of Big Pine Tower. This is the second bolted route from the right. To those familiar with the Rupley Towers approach, this climb starts right where the trail drops downhill from BPT to the last short scramble to the base of the RTs.

Protection

7 bolts and chain anchors

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Christian
Casa do Cacete
  5.11d
Christian   Casa do Cacete
  5.11d
The start below the first bolt is no gimme; awkward offwidth to 5.10 dusty, polished, water-streak slab. You can protect it w a #3/#4? cam and then unclip later. Whole route felt like 11d/12a. May 16, 2012