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Low Mountain

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Low Mountain incorporates Low Mountain South Face and Low Mountain Western Arête. The crag offers both single and multi pitch routes. Some single pitch climbs are polished and there is loose rock on the multi pitch routes, so helmets are good idea. The left half of the south face is sheltered in the rain and all routes between “Touching the Cloth” and The Pig Emperor” stay dry even in torrential rain. All routes are in the sun from early morning until mid afternoon.

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1 5.9
2 5.10a
3 5.7
4 5.10a

Trad route to top of Mountain. Exact line not known. Descend via Monkey King.

FA: Dave Gliddon & Erik, 2005

FA: CMDI Ozark, 2009

FA: James Murphy, Karen Potts & Roland, 2004

FA: James Murphy, Karen Potts & Roland, 2004

FA: Paul Collis & Lao Gan Ma, 2004

FA: Paul Collis & Lao Gan Ma, 2004

FA: Oliver Balmer, Echo Woo & Shunbin, 2004

FA: James Murphy, Karen Potts & Roland, 2004

FA: Olivier Balma & Polina Brodowski, Nov 2014

FA: Paul Collis, James Bond & James Murphy, 2004

FA: Dave Gliddon & Tyson, 2005

FA: Paul Collis, Yang Ai Hu & Lily Lao Gan Ma Grigri, 2004

FA: GuGu, 2009

The Monkey King - Pitch 1 Only

FA: Paul Collis & Liu Tao, 2004

1 5.10a 20m
2 5.9 12m
3 5.10a 20m
4 5.10b 25m
5 5.8 15m

The 1st 5 pitches are bolted, the last 2 pitches are trad protected. The 1st pitch is started by climbing a dead tree at the base of the climb.

FA: Paul Collis, Liu Tao, Sylvain Langris & Oliver Balmer, 2004

Climb the tree to start.

FA: Paul Collis & Liu Tao, 2004

1 5.9
2 5.9
3 5.8
4 5.9
5 5.10a

FA: The Israelis, 2004

Starts 25m to the right of the normal P1 start.

FA: Kolon Alpine School, Nov 2015

FA: Kolon Alpine School, Nov 2015

1 5.8 25m
2 5.7 40m
3 5.7 30m
4 5.7 25m
5 5.8 30m

FA: Sylvain Langris & Olivier Balmer, 2004

FA: CMDI Bolting, 2010

FA: CMDI Nolting, 2010

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