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The Lorax Tree

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Dip Wall


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Star-bellied Sneeches 5.8 (Trad) **

First Ascent: Alex Cudkowicz, Tim Stemerick in 1992
Length: 40ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This route ascends the handcrack in the dihedral 60 feet right of Seuss is Dead. Climb the crack to a ledge and traverse right to a rappel tree.
Moves: Hands
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


Anonymous said on November 4th, 2004
Josephine said on May 6th, 2007
climber/route stay dry. bleayer will get wet if it's more than a light rain. climber will get wet when s/he gets to the ledge and goes to repel from the tree.
pigsteak said on May 12th, 2008
the bottom 20 feet hurt a non traddies like me...but fun anyway.
pkananen said on September 2nd, 2008
so has anyone done the roof crack? There's a piece of fixed gear towards the lip, I think.
elcapitan1974 said on December 8th, 2008
Bomber jams and good gear. Roof crack looks sweet up above, anyone tried it?
jrathfon said on September 27th, 2010
topping out to the left is WAY easier. making an anchor at the top of the lorax tree's "1rst pitch" allows for the leader to clean either climb, so they can be led by each person. last person raps from the left. and that crack above looks GOOD.
duthi1mh said on February 21st, 2012
Good dihedral handcrack with solid gear, lots of fun. Gear anchor can be built just above the ledge for toproping, definitely recommended if you want to do some jamming that isn't all fists while you're at dip wall.
Smiles said on November 7th, 2016
Fairly robust for the grade, it doesn't really let up but takes gear nice. Hands felt solid. I liked the traverse out to the right. Rope runs very nice if you go this way, but it tends to drag horrible if you use the Lorax Tree anchor