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(04) The Balcony

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(04) The Balcony Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Photo-Topo of the right side of the Balcony


As the rest of the New Side, north facing, this area gets sun in the afternoon to evening.

Getting There 

Heading west along the new side wall, you will walk past The Monolith, past the Wall of Dreams, to a large boulder. Just past the large boulder there is a trail that leads you up to the balcony, which contains to great beginner routes.

Routes (from left to right) 

Lower Balcony (these two routes begin on the arete just below the balcony formation)

Ego Terrorists (5.9, 7 bolts)
Ten 'Til Eight (5.9, 6 bolts)

Upper Balcony (Follow the trail around the large rock and up to the top of the balcony)

Purchase Agreement (5.8, 5 bolts)
Betty's Friend (5.9, 3 bolts + rap anchor)
Betty's Redemption, (5.8, 5 bolts, rap anchors)

A bit further right, around the next arete.

Crow's Feet

Climbing Season

For the New Side area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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