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Essentially the upstream continuation of Banana Belt, HTT is less sunny than BB and has fewer good pitches. Unique ambiance provided by the buzzing high-tension cables.


Getting There 

Go to Banana Belt and follow a trail upstream for a couple of hundred feet to the vicinity of the electric tower.


6 Total Routes


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Scorpion 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : High Tension Towers
We did this climb in one pitch and recommend doing it that way. We were able to get down in two raps w/ a single 60m rope; be careful as both raps are stretchers.Starts with a crack, then a 10b roof, then some enjoyable easy slabbing. If doing it in one pitch, be mindful of rope drag....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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