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The Giants Molars

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Root Canal S 
Tooth Fairy S 
Unknown S 
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The Giants Molars  


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Submitted By: Craig Childre on Sep 12, 2006
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Description 

South of the Tower, the tooth looking formation across the valley from the Frog Prince area. Great shade for a few routes back in the cave, the outside routes are pretty nice too.

Getting There 

Follow a tattered trail out of the first campground east and look for faint switchbacks to the south, and head up to the tooth looking formation.

Routes 

From left to right of the formation, starting inside the cave:

Grumpy (5.11 c/d)
Gravity Cavity (5.6)
Unknown Cave Route (5.9+)
Unknown (5.10c)
Tooth Fairy (5.10d)
Root Canal (5.10b)

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.7 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Giants Molars:
Gravity Cavity   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport   
Grumpy   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 55'   
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Grumpy 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a  NM : Enchanted Tower : The Giants Molars
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