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L to R R to L Alpha
I Have a Dream S,TR 
Lucid Dreaming S 
Nerve Damage T 
Plotinus T 
Rama T,S 
Scientist, The T,S 

Middle Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: Plotinus Wall, middle.

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  • Description 

    These routes are in the middle of Plotinus Wall, to the right of the giant obvious corner.

    L->R:

    A. The Scientist, 11-, 1p, 80', 8 bolts, green & blue Aliens. Thin slab.
    B. Plotinus, 10, 1p, 80', gear. Follow rising crack.
    C. Rama, 11-, 1p, 110', 3 bolts & small-to-medium gear. V-shaped corner.
    D. Lucid Dreaming, 13-, 1p, 8 bolts. Arete.

    On a short wall down below:

    E. I Have a Dream, 11-, 1p, 40', 4 bolts.

    Getting There 

    Follow the approach for Plotinus Wall. It will take you to the wall just below The Scientist.

    Climbing Season

    For the Plotinus Wall area.

    Weather station 4.9 miles from here

    6 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Middle

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Middle:
    The Scientist   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
    Lucid Dreaming   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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