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The Lower East Side slab. Two bolted routes climb ...

Description 

The Lower East Side is a small seldom visited wall, below and north of the east face of The Chicken/Hyperion Slab. This wall is about 50 feet high and faces the northeast and is easily seen below and to the north (right) of the approach trail as one nears The Chicken. The wall is steep, but less than vertical and features numerous cobbles and inclusions, but lacks the abundant pockets found elsewhere at Texas Canyon. The wall contains two bolted routes that were formerly TRs.

Getting There 

After descending the trail and nearing the east face of The Chicken (Hyperion Slab) look down to the right for this short wall. Continue hiking downward, to the north, as you skirt the right side of The Chicken, look up and left to see the wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.2 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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The Lower East Side is the short steep wall in the lower right of the photo, between the large bush and the boulder at the bottom of the photo. The Panhandle/Shrike Temple is the tall pinnacle above. Photo by Spider Savage.
The Lower East Side is the short steep wall in the...
Lower East Side resident.
Lower East Side resident.
The Lower East Side face from the approach.
The Lower East Side face from the approach.
Off roader damage to the trail below the Lower East Side.
Off roader damage to the trail below the Lower Eas...
A female CA Striped  Racer (coluber lateralis lateralis) out looking for a meal near the base of the Lower East Side.
A female CA Striped Racer (coluber lateralis late...
Tensile and shear strengths?
Tensile and shear strengths?

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