North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada Range, Lower Bear Creek Reservoir

Publication Year: 1980.

Lower Bear Creek Reservoir. This route follows the obvious first buttress on the east side of the gorge. Five pitches of face and friction climbing on beautiful orange granite led to the brushy slopes atop the face. I made the first ascent solo in May, 1977. NCCS III, F8.

Simon King, Unaffiliated


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