Surrealistic Pillar, Lover's Leap, Lower Buttress 5.7

   
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Lake Tahoe, California, USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 3 hours
Approach time: 5 minutes
Descent time: 15 minutes
Number of pitches: 3
Height of route: 350'
Overview
While Surrealistic Pillar follows a line of large cracks, it is almost entirely a face climb. Like Bearís Reach, the moves are sustained and when difficulties do ease, the protection disappears. Both the leader and follower should be solid on 5.8 before climbing this route.
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Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: June 21, 2010
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A view from Hogsback.
Photo: Chris McNamara
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