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Uptown Rock - Lower Tier Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,500'
Location: 37.3684, -118.68921 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: old5ten on Jun 26, 2017
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BETA PHOTO: Uptown Rock - Lower Tier Unknown A - 10a Unknown...

Description 

This is the lowest of the three SE facing slabs at Uptown Rock. Previously, there was an old 4 bolt route/project. In the spring of 2016, Tai and Mary D. established four new routes. A 70m rope is required and 22 draws are recommended. All routes rappel from their top anchor to the midway anchor and then to the (climber's) right. Knot your ends, a single 70m rope will NOT reach the bottom on the (climber's) left side of the lower tier from the midway anchor! Check out the beta photo to get a better idea of what's going on. Note the there is some loose rock sitting on top of Shorty Wall.

Getting There 

Use the regular Uptown Rock approach.

Climbing Season

For the Pine Creek Canyon area.

Weather station 11.2 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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]


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