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The Cheeks comprise the large white formation on the right side of the Upper Walls. It is left of the Diamond, and above and left of Duck Wall and Lookout Point.
Upon reaching the Upper Wall via the trail (about 30 minutes from the Country), you will see a water streak and/or waterfall. Turn right and cross the stream, following a path downwards and eventually back up. You will pass many routes to your left, eventually reaching Clay, which is an obvious left-facing corner. Total: about 40 minutes from the Country.
It is easy to set up topropes on the Lower Cheeks, particularly so on the left side. Here several bolt anchors are set along the Perverse Traverse, which is easy to walk onto. Routes include
12 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lower Cheeks:
Gerberding Route 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
The Zipper 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b A2 Trad, Aid, 4 pitches
Friendly Fire 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
The Green Room 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Clay 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Engines of Archimedes 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport
Heat Seeker 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Attractive Nuisance 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Lower Cheeks
The Zipper 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b A2 WA : Index : ... : Lower Cheeks
The first pitch is often climbed as it is a fun .10 slab/thin crack.Pitch 2 is the obvious roof that is visible from the road. Pitch 4 starts from the Beach, so is technically on the Upper Cheeks. For pitch 1, climb a steep 5.9 corner with a crack to access the slab. Thin crack and crux slab climbing lead to a bolted, chain anchor below the roof. Continue via aid or descend. One 70-m rope is more than enough to rap off or toprope....[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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