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Lower Mount Scott

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About Lower Mount Scott:

Located at the third pullout; 1.4 miles from the Mount Scott entrance gate, the Lower area hosts several bolted face climbs, an incredible 5.8+ dihedral, and a few more popular crack lines. Climbs at the Lower area are longer than those at the Upper area so you’ll get more time on the wall. A 50 meter rope will suffice. The walls here get morning and mid-day sun with shade in the afternoon. Usually the wind is less here than at the Upper area. To approach the climbs park at the third pullout and hike down the trail (beginning at the downhill end of the guardrail) to the edge of the cliffs. At this point you can rappel in via the two bolt anchor or hike down the trail on the left (facing the lake) side of the wall. If you choose to rappel be sure that no one is on the climb beneath you, if someone is, then just hike around.
Approach: From the road. downhill to the top of the cliff with nicely kept paths
Approach Time: 3 minutes
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Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
Sun Aspect: Morning Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 4.00/5 cactus jack 5.8 1
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Roadside attraction 5.5 1
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Brush Hog 5.10a 0
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 crack hoe (1) 5.5 1
1 Average Rating = 3.60/5 Birthday Boy (3) 5.6 17
1 Average Rating = 1.00/5 Blank Check 5.11a 2
1 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Final Exit 5.11d 4
1 Average Rating = 3.33/5 Full Cavity Search 5.7 4
1 Average Rating = 4.45/5 High Anxiety (11) 5.7 76
1 Average Rating = 4.50/5 Lay Away Plan (3) 5.11c 17
1 Average Rating = 4.42/5 Mr. Clean (3) 5.8 51
1 Average Rating = 1.00/5 Stole Your Face 5.11a 1
1 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Teacup 5.9 9
1 Average Rating = 3.88/5 Teacup arete 5.11a 12
1 Average Rating = 4.50/5 Triple Roof route (aka Repeat After Me) (4) 5.10d 25
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Unknown crack 5.7 0

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