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High Tension Towers

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Sparky Does Power Tower S 

High Tension Towers Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.51102, -118.5703 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: david goldstein on Dec 2, 2006
Forecast:
This Afternoon

40° | 29°
Sunday

38° | 27°
Monday

37° | 19°
Tuesday

38° | 13°
Wednesday

40° | 17°
Thursday

43° | 17°
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An unknown climber on either Sparky Does Power Tow...

Description 

Essentially the upstream continuation of Banana Belt, HTT is less sunny than BB and has fewer good pitches. Unique ambiance provided by the buzzing high-tension cables.

Getting There 

Go to Banana Belt and follow a trail upstream for a couple of hundred feet to the vicinity of the electric tower.

Climbing Season

For the Central Gorge area.

Weather station 18.0 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',8],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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