A Trick of the Tail, Mecca 5.12b


Yosemite Valley, California USA

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Avg time to climb route: 30 minutes
Approach time: 20 minutes
Descent time: 30 minutes
Number of pitches: 3
Height of route: 75'
Crux comes at mid-height and at ninth bolt on this steep face climb. Head straight up from the giant ledge and traverse left of right-facing corner. Yosemite’s Thailand route, with drippy calcite deposits. Cauliflower formations on route, there is jungle all around you, and El Cap right behind you.
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75’, 9 bolts FA: Sean Jones et al, 1997
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