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3rd Tier

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Ativan Grin T 
Cartwheel T 
Choad, The T 
Dangling Legs T 
Dr. Sleep T 
Halcion Hallucination T 
Into the Groove S 
Long Arm of the Aug T 
Numb Bunion T 

3rd Tier  

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Submitted By: Patrick Mulligan on Jun 24, 2013
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These are the climbs that start off the 3rd ledge system. Cross the creek at roughly the same hight as the bottom of the One of These Days wall.

Getting There 

Hike up from One of These Days Parking and cross the creek just above the start of the OOTD wall.

Climbing Season

For the Cloudburst Canyon area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 3rd Tier:
Ativan Grin   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 112'   
Cartwheel   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Dr. Sleep   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 125'   
Numb Bunion   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Choad   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Dangling Legs   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 90'   
Into the Groove   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Long Arm of the Aug   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
THE DARK HALF   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For 3rd Tier
Another Woodford diamond in the rough

The Choad 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : 3rd Tier
It's neither stubby nor wide. The Choad is instead maybe the longest line at the tiers, as well as one of the better ones. It's almost all perfect 5.8 hands and fingers except a couple of semi-burly moves at a roof.This section is easily avoided if you don't want to crank .10+ by going left and coming back into the line at your earliest convenience. Going left here is more in character with the rest of route, but slightly less direct and awesome. When Kennedy went at this it was in full dirty-b...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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