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BETA PHOTO: Flower Tower
This route is just right of Einstein's Bike and left of Cactus Garden. Pull easy 5.7 moves to the first bolt (cam optional), clip the first bolt and then fire the lower crux. Make sure your belayer is on it when leading from the 1st to the 2nd bolt as there is a ledge below. Once you fire the lower moves right around the 1st bolt, moving to the 2nd bolt is not bad. After the 2nd, continue on easier but slightly run-out terrain to a horizontal crack. Many climbers go right at the last bolt to stand on a ledge, but avoid it as it's off route and you might have trouble getting back onroute. The crux is the last 10' of the route and involves a fun backstep on a killer crack. Most belayers clip into the chains on the ground while belaying.
Mixed. Four bolts. Bring single rack up to 2". If you're confident at the grade, it can be done solely on bolts at 5.10a (PG-13).
By Paul Baker
From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Mar 11, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Partner took a huge whip on lead going for the fourth bolt. If he'd had any slack in his hand or if he'd been any higher, he would have hit the ledge. If you're not confident climbing at this grade, bring gear to protect between 3rd and 4th bolt.