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7 - Lorax & Ball Return Rock Climbing 

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Nine routes ranging in difficulty from 5.9 to 5.10+. Some are gear and some are sport. These routes are in two south facing gullies.

Getting There 

Disembark and hike straight up the rocky drainage for approximately 15 minutes. The strenuous hike involves a small amount of scrambling but is over soon enough.

Follow the right branch when the trail forks near the base of the cliff and hike for another 15 minutes. Pass the Bishop and Knight sectors. Hike up slabs staying left. The Ball Return is the first gully; The Lorax is the second gully.

Climbing Season

For the 2 - Bear Canyon area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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