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Hypertension Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: JNE on Apr 10, 2006
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Description 

This is a prominence of immaculate granite dominated by its namesake climb, Hypertension. It is nice and shady on hot summer afternoons. This gets more wind due to its exposure.

Getting There 

This cirque is located on the northeast side of the top of Turtle Rock. To get there, head toward Land of the Rising Moon, as per the description for LOTRM, but instead of heading up to the saddle between Turtle Rock and Glenn Dome, cut right and up slabs to the top of Turtle Rock. Staying right, walk across the top of Turtle Rock, and head left. The strikingly beautiful Hypertension will soon come into view. You'll know it when you get there.

Climbing Season

For the Vedauwoo area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Hypertension

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hypertension:
Sweet Unnamed Crack aka Box Canyon Splitter   V1 5     Trad, Boulder, 20'   
Hypertension   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Hypertension
Rock Climbing Photo: The right line.

Unknown V4 V4 6B  Wyoming : Vedauwoo : Hypertension
Start with a right hand on a crimp and a left hand on a sidepull. Go up and left to a 1 pad crimp. Then either go up high to the left a bit or straight up. The topout is hard. The rock is sharp....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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