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Cell Block Eight T,S 
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Cell Blocks Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: The Cell Block Sector. L to R: 8, 6, 9.


The Cell Block sector consists of three routes: Cell Block Six (Sport), Cell Block Eight (Mixed), and Cell Block Nine (Mixed). All three lines climb undulating less-than-vertical rock.

Getting There 

Follow the dry riverbed past the Dragon Tower and Guard Tower. The Cell Blocks will be to the right immediately before the riverbed has drops off approximately 10 feet.

Climbing Season

For the 1 - Lower Highway area.

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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