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Upper Tier Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,149'
Location: 35.96384, -81.12014 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ryan Williams, Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Steve Lineberry on Feb 11, 2016
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Description 

These routes tend to be wet more often compared to the rest of the routes.

Getting There 

From the paved trail follow the short unpaved trail lined with rocks. Scrambling up the 3rd class near this trail to access this area.

Climbing Season

For the Rocky Face Recreational Area area.

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Tier:
Black Flies   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Hilliard Step   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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