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Ten-Minute Cliff

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Ten-Minute Cliff 


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Location: 38.64843, -120.70703 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Feb 27, 2005
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Description 

Ten Minute Cliff is a clean 30 feet tall cliff with very few weaknesses. The most obvious line is the Ten Minute Crack (5.12 fingers) that ascends the middle of the cliff. There are numerous top-anchors and all are easy to reach,


Getting There 

From the pullouts on Bucks' Bar road, take the trail down to Buck's Bar Dome then turn right near the bottom of the south-facing cliff. From here, follow the trail about 100 feet and you will find yourself atop the 10 minute cliff.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Ten-Minute Cliff:
Gardens of Babylon   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Ten Minute Crack   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Featured Route For Ten-Minute Cliff
Andrew shows off 10 Minute Crack like Vanna White.

Ten Minute Crack 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b  CA : Sacramento Valley/Foothills : ... : Ten-Minute Cliff
Located right in the middle of the 10 Minute Cliff is the cliff's namesake Ten Minute Crack. Apparently it was so named because of the time it took to hammer pitons into the narrow crack. Now these piton scars are the 'quality' finger holds you'll be using as you struggle you way up it. While its a short climb, its still excellent and teaches the 5.12 crack novice (me) a thing or two about crack climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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The right side of Ten Minute Cliff.
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