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Upper Tier

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Bastard Son, The S 
Dee-Lite S 
Skirts Up Pants Down S 
Twister, The S 

Upper Tier Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: CO_Michael on Dec 2, 2009

71° | 44°

72° | 45°

68° | 42°

62° | 33°

61° | 32°

62° | 34°
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The Upper Tier has some good climbs. Above the Oven.

The Twister is quality.

Getting There 

To get to the Upper Tier go to the gulley between the Oven and Sun Tower. Up to Skirts Up Pants Down and go around the corner.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Tier

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Tier:
Skirts Up Pants Down   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Featured Route For Upper Tier
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The Bastard Son 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : Upper Tier
This route is... well... okay. Slightly steep jugs give way to easier, ledgy climbing and a big shelf with the anchors. This route is kinda dirty and unremarkable, save for the cool homemade bolt hanger near the top (don't clip, just look!)...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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