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Approaching the Wheeler Crest
Expect long sandy approaches, loose scree and talus, rattlesnakes, and cacti.
slog to the ridge. 1.5-3 hrs.
Weather station 1.2 miles from here
3 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
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unknown 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Grey Towers
This route follows the most obvious line on Cobblers Tower. No information was known about the route beforehand, though a rusty bolt here and there were found along the way, and during our effort a handful more were placed. A fit and able party could make a huge day of it, but it's recommended to set up camp near the base. P1: Climb a low-angle ramp to access the obvious rounded right-facing flake, pass a bulge and belay on top of the feature (5.7). P2: Climb past two bolts on the slab. From...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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Wheeler Crest. Photo by Blitzo.