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The Tiers Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Patrick Mulligan on Jun 24, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: A working copy of my Tiers topo.


Morning Sun as the wall is east facing. These cliffs are on the South side of the highway and directly west of One of These Days wall. There are three tiers defined by ledges with routes starting from Those ledges.

Getting There 

follow the trail from One of these Days parking and break right accross the creek at the appropriate "tier"

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Tiers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Tiers:
In the Tall Grass   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 60'   1st Tier
Unknown Off Width   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 60'   1st Tier
Tall People Reach Short People Climb   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   2nd Tier
The Wind Through the Keyhole   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 60'   1st Tier
Unknown   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   2nd Tier
Cartwheel   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   3rd Tier
Orange Wedge   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   2nd Tier
Ativan Grin   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 112'   3rd Tier
Dr. Sleep   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 125'   3rd Tier
The Choad   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   3rd Tier
Numb Bunion   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   3rd Tier
Dangling Legs   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 90'   3rd Tier
Long Arm of the Aug   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   3rd Tier
Into the Groove   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   3rd Tier
THE DARK HALF   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   3rd Tier
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Featured Route For The Tiers
Rock Climbing Photo: Another Woodford diamond in the rough

The Choad 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : 3rd Tier
It's neither stubby nor wide. The Choad is instead maybe the longest line at the tiers, as well as one of the better ones. It's almost all perfect 5.8 hands and fingers except a couple of semi-burly moves at a roof.This section is easily avoided if you don't want to crank .10+ by going left and coming back into the line at your earliest convenience. Going left here is more in character with the rest of route, but slightly less direct and awesome. When Kennedy went at this it was in full dirty-b...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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