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3rd Tier

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L to R R to L Alpha
Ativan Grin T 
Cartwheel T 
Choad, The T 
Dangling Legs T 
Dr. Sleep T 
Halcion Hallucination T 
Into the Groove S 
Long Arm of the Aug T 
Numb Bunion T 

3rd Tier Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Patrick Mulligan on Jun 24, 2013

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These are the climbs that start off the 3rd ledge system. Cross the creek at roughly the same hight as the bottom of the One of These Days wall.

Getting There 

Hike up from One of These Days Parking and cross the creek just above the start of the OOTD wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 3rd Tier

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 3rd Tier:
Cartwheel   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Ativan Grin   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 112'   
Dr. Sleep   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 125'   
Numb Bunion   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Choad   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Long Arm of the Aug   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
Into the Groove   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
THE DARK HALF   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For 3rd Tier
Rock Climbing Photo: cartwheel/ numbunion formation

Cartwheel 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : 3rd Tier
Climb up to a horizontal crack, continue up the crack that goes straight through an obvious roof then jogs left and up a steep wall to a slab. The chains are set back 10 feet on the slab. Note- the original route required one to "cartwheel" across a blank section to the base of the slab, however Mark Bauer did a more direct and exciting variation to the chains. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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