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Tokopah Falls 

WI4

   
Type:  Ice, Alpine, 1 pitch
Original: WI4 [details]
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Season: Winter
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Submitted By: Ted Baker on Feb 5, 2015

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Description 

Ok, so it isn't on the Watchtower but near -about another 1/2 mile or less at the back of the basin. There is a WI5 on the left often with a freestanding pillar, a WI4 in the center near a dihedral corner, and a WI3 on the right up a couple steps and up inconsistent thin ice, with other variations ranging in difficulty. Walk off west or rappel from trees. Assess avalanche conditions on the slopes above.

Location 

This is a common summer and winter hike in Sequoia starting from the Lodgepole trailhead. Follow the stream from the parking lot crossing the bridge after a 1/4 mile or so and heading up canyon following the stream to the falls. At the end of the trail climb down and across questionable snow bridges to the ice.

Protection 

Screws or TR.


Photos of Tokopah Falls Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: WI5 Pillar far left 1-5-17.  The bolts to top rope...
BETA PHOTO: WI5 Pillar far left 1-5-17. The bolts to top rope...
Rock Climbing Photo: 1-4-17 Lots of snow this year has created decent i...
BETA PHOTO: 1-4-17 Lots of snow this year has created decent i...
Rock Climbing Photo: tokopah falls craggin
tokopah falls craggin

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By Brian Prince
From: morro bay, ca
Mar 5, 2016

The large boulder on top, to the left of the tree, also has a 2 bolt anchor on it
By randy88fj62
Feb 6, 2017

Brian,
Thank you for sharing the bolt location. I was able to dig out the snow at the boulder and top rope the WI5 pillar from there.

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