The Cliffs of Insanity Rock Climbing
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The Cliffs of Insanity are located to the east of the Sentinel. There is a good mix of sport climbs in the 5.8-5.12 range. There is also a OW test piece that might chew you up and spit you out. (Prepare to Die, 5.10d) The SW face gets great late afternoon sun for those cold winter days. There is still little lichen on most routes due to the light traffic.
Giants and six fingered men have been known to hang out here, so be careful.
Park at a pullout on the left after 4.4 miles in the canyon (mile maker 28 6/10). Cross the river and hike towards the Sentinel for ~75 feet. Traverse east on an obivous ledge system below the Sentinel. Hike slowly up the hill until a trail below the cliff is gained. Ascend a 800 foot knotted rope to the top of the cliff.
Weather station 8.9 miles from here
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Butter Cup 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
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