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Driving Miss Dahl T,S 
Five Tendons S 
Jack Corner T 
K.E. Cracks S 
Last Lockup T 
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Lower Spire Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 5,888'
Location: 38.7863, -120.2433 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 12, 2006
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This is the lowest and smallest of the Phantom Spires.

Getting There 

The approach from parking is obvious.

Climbing Season

For the Phantom Spires area.

Weather station 12.2 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Lower Spire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Spire:
Jack Corner   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Lower Spire
Rock Climbing Photo: 5.9 section on Last Lockup

Last Lockup 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Lower Spire
Fun mixed bolt and gear route. Begins with 10-15 feet of easy climbing to a roof and left trending hand to fist crack (5.9). The jamming is a bit awkward until you get established above the roof, but it protects perfectly with a #3 BD camalot. Rest at a ledge and then fire the right facing lieback up to a roof and then undercling right (crux) to a big knob and a bolt. Pull onto the slab above and climb past another bolt or two to the two bolt anchor. You can set a toprope with a 60m ro...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: good stemming
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Rock Climbing Photo: Lower Spire. Photo by Blitzo.
Lower Spire. Photo by Blitzo.

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