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4. Adventure Stories 
5. Romance Novels 
5.1 The Shelves 
5.2 Top Shelf 
6. The Good Book 
6.2 Fairy Tales 
7. Career Guides 
8. Check Book 
9. Radical Books 

s. Books Tier Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The next "layer" of cliffs above the Tower wall. It is named after its early popular sector, The Good Book .

The rock tends to be a have more horizontal layers and holds than the lower tiers at Powerlinez.

From NorthWest to East (L to R) these are the sectors (as of 2016):

There are other possible cliffs in this tier which might have interesting climbing, mostly farther out NorthWest.

As of 2017, the Books Tier is the highest area at Powerlinez that is legally open for technical rock climbing.

Getting There 

See directions for getting to The Good Book wall .

To reach sectors to the east (right) of Good Book, might be quicker to follow directions to Puzzle Palace , then scramble up around left end of that crag.
Or follow the directions to the Beard boulder, then scramble up the slope from that, then angle up left-ward.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.2 miles from here

135 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',77],['2 Stars',39],['1 Star',18],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',41],['5.7',19],['5.8',26],['5.9',25],['5.10',19],['5.11',4],['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 s. Books Tier

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for s. Books Tier:
Adrian's Crack with Bush   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   6. The Good Book
Braid of Rapunzel   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 1 pitch, 22'   6.2 Fairy Tales
My Climb is Ishmael   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   6. The Good Book
Ruby Ray Mystery   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   4. Adventure Stories
Up the Slot   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, TR, 60'   6. The Good Book
The Contortionist   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   6. The Good Book
Whalehunter   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   6. The Good Book
Harpoon Me   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   6. The Good Book
The Nephalim   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   6. The Good Book
The Sins of the Son   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   6. The Good Book
Rachel   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   6. The Good Book
Rebecca   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   6. The Good Book
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The Sins of the Son 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  New York : Powerlinez : ... : 6. The Good Book
Hard moves up to first bolt using tiny crack to ledge. Follow bolt line using small edges and crimps to under cling 3/4 of the way up. So negative holds bring you past last bolt to traverse right to anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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