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Routes in The Spire

Aerial Dogfight S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Cadence's Climb S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Dog's Bone, The S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Dog's Ear, The S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Dog's Nose, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Foxtrot S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
King Swing S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Return of the Fern, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Tango S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tree Squeeze TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Walk the Plank S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Where the Green Fern Grows S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Why Go Left S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Why Go Right S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Cadence Brown and Adam Brown
Page Views: 90 total · 6/month
Shared By: Adam Brown on Aug 31, 2017
Admins: Lurker, Rick Shull, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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A pretty fun way to ascend the west face. From the large boulder leaning against face, step up and reach for the first ledge system. Work from ledge to ledge until you reach a steep corner on your right. Using small holds, edge your way up the corner to just below an enormous roof. From just below the roof, move up and right onto the large ledge and a good rest spot. From the large ledge, pull the roof straight up and soar up the final headwall to a two bolt anchor.


On the west face of The Spire. The route starts on the south side of the face, at the base where the large boulder leans away from the face.


7 bolts and 2 bolt anchor with rap rings


Truckee, CA
Lurker   Truckee, CA  
This thing totally baffled me, maybe I missed something. Hard to rate, felt closer to .12a than .11a. Super choss on the finishing slab, think it would be better to just finish at the lip. Feb 5, 2018

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