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East Face/Guides Wall (Left side)  


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Submitted By: nbrown on Jan 20, 2010
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Looking down the first pitch of The Clincher.

Description 

Located on the east side of the mountain not too far off of the Looking Glass Trail. A couple of obscure walls seperated by a 4th class slab in between. The left side has a few good slabby routes up to 200' in height. It tends to drain water, so dry conditions are best.

Getting There 

Park at the Looking Glass Trailhead (the hiking trail to top). Walk about 15 minutes to the second sharp left-hand switchback. Instead of continuing along the trail, hop over some large mossy logs. Follow a faint footpath up and around the first obvious boulder, then continue up a steep path (many boulders in the drainage to your right) to a plateau. From here continue up through a few boulders (cairns to follow). You will arrive at the tallest center section ~ 200' at the un-named 5.9 PG13 face.

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Weather station 5.1 miles from here

15 Total Routes

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By nbrown
From: western NC
Mar 10, 2015
CONDITION REPORT 
This wall isn't a terrible option while the gates are closed to the main areas. Just go on a dry day and maybe consider bringing a brush along.
By andjoely
From: Menlo Park, CA
Jan 21, 2010
good stuff, thanks for posting.
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