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The Tier Drop - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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KBs and LAs. Or just toprope it from trees near the edge.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 2.00/5
  Fun Factor 2.00/5


This route begins at the middle of the wall, and goes straight up. A difficult (5.9) bulge halfway up can be passed by moving left (5.6). The numerous cracks have tier-like bulges between them for holds. Clean pro is dicey, at best. The cracks criss-cross at +/- 20 degrees from horizontal, and will only accept thin pins. A fanatic could oppose RPs and tiny stoppers for a clean ascent.

Submitted by: apollodorus on 2002-02-27
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Route ID: 12552

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Solo Solo ascent by: fng on 2004-08-01 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Poison Oak is all over the area.

Added: 2004-08-01

Onsight Onsight ascent by: apollodorus on 2002-02-22 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

I first climbed this in 1976 using aid. I freed it on toprope in 1983.

Witnessed by: FA(?), my brother Mike; FFA(?) Steve and Steve Jr. Schrott
Added: 2002-02-22