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Upper Tier, The

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Upper Tier, The
Nearest town or city: Westlake/Thousdand Oaks
Directions: Four approaches lead to The Upper Tier. 1-scramble over the huge polished boulders 10 yards upstream from "Xanadu" and exit the wash to the right on a faint climbers trail. 2-Approach via the Mishe Mokwa Trail and follow trail toward Balanced Rock from Split Rock, hike east until one can descend toward The Upper Tier. 3-Scramble up the gully described in Louie Anderson's guide, left of the base of "Bushed Coyote." 4-Climb the route "Stinger," clip the anchor and continue climbing up to a belay bolt at the base of "Welcome to Echo."
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Camping: No
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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 2.00/5 AKC 5.7 1
2 Average Rating = 3.50/5 K-9 5.10b 2
2 Average Rating = 3.50/5 The Barkley 5.10b 2
3 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Blackie 5.9 2
3 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Welcome to Echo 5.10a 1
4 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Reverb (1) 5.10a 1
5 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Sasha 5.10c 2
6 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Walter 5.10c 2
7 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Puppy Feet 5.7 1
8 Average Rating = 3.33/5 Doggie Style 5.10a 3
9 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Man's Best Friend 5.10d 1

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