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South Face, Upper Tier

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L to R R to L Alpha
Carson-Kodas Arete T 
Nancy's Bright Idea T 
Nosferatu T 
Organ Grinder T 
Psychological Rescue T 
Republicans on Crack T 

South Face, Upper Tier Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,500'
Location: 37.10205, -118.9879 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Sep 26, 2013


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Kris Solem at the crux, above the second bolt. Man...


Upon hiking to the base of the South Face, one can choose to follow a ramp up past a fallen dead tree to shelf that hosts the starts of the many face climbs on the large wall.

Getting There 

Climb ramp past dead tree

Climbing Season

For the Courtright Reservoir area.

Weather station 15.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in South Face, Upper Tier

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Face, Upper Tier:
Republicans on Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 70'   
Nosferatu   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 95'   
Carson-Kodas Arete   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For South Face, Upper Tier
Rock Climbing Photo: Poor view of the start.

Nosferatu 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  California : Southern Sierra : ... : South Face, Upper Tier
Scamper directly up the leaning block to a ledge with no gear. Easy but don't blow it. 4 bolts gets you to a roof. Turn the right-facing corner and climb the dihedral. Two more bolts gets you to the glue-in anchor. Deck potential exists if you blow the first, second, and possibly third clip, be aware....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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