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Smaller Sub-area near the actual true summit of Eagle Peak. Home to over 20 routes, some up to 4 pitches in length. The highlight of the area is the "Irie Headwall", a gorgeous chunk of orange granite in the middle of the buttress holding many quality pitches. There is a nice large broken ledge system about 200 feet from the summit at the base of the "Irie Headwall" that you can rap into. You can access most of the classic climbs from here, but you have to be able to climb 5.11 or rap to the bottom and hike to get back out.
Follow the approach directions and after the switchbacks stay straight at the fork. Follow this uphill for another 1/2 mile to the summit of the peak. Can also be approached from the Main Wall but its much easier to go to the summit and rap in.
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Pitch 1: (11d/12a)Begins on the far right side of the large ledge system 200 feet from the summit. Rap in (2 raps with a 60m rope) from the anchors at the top of the route "Where Eagle Dare" to reach the terrace. Traverse the ledge system with caution to the right side and the steepest part of the upper wall. There is a good belay area here. The first pitch begins with steep blocky climbing to a steep corner capped with a roof. Negotiate this first crux with long reaches to a rest over the ro...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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