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Air Spire  


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Submitted By: Rob Riggleman on Jul 6, 2007
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Description 

The next big tower north of Y-Crack Wall. There is one other smaller tower in between this one and Y-Crack Wall.

Getting There 

Walk north along either side of Y-Crack Wall

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.2 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Air Spire:
Air   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 95'   
Phallus in Wonderland   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 100'   
Chucklehead Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   
Return of the Chucklehead's   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   
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Phallus in Wonderland 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  WI : Necedah (Petenwell Bluff) : Air Spire
P1. For those who want to do an "Air" variation... Start on "Air" then climb to 3rd bolt. Climb about 6 feet higher, look left and see a keyhole cave. Go through it to a set of 2 bolt anchors immediately to the right after emerging from it. Put a piece high in cave to help with rope drag. It's fun. 5.6 P2: Take chimney to the top. Look for two bolt anchors slightly to the right (north) at the top. You can rappel to base just barely with a 60m rope. Tie knots on the ends and aim just right of the...[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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The northern view towards Petenwell Lake from Air'...
The northern view towards Petenwell Lake from Air'...
This is the bottom of the route.  It took us a lit...
BETA PHOTO: This is the bottom of the route. It took us a lit...
Matt and I on top.  April 2013.
Matt and I on top. April 2013.

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By James M Schroeder
From: Sauk County, WI
Jul 13, 2007
Thanks for posting this stuff Rob, it will give me something new (to me) to play on.
By Rob Riggleman
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Jul 13, 2007
No problem. Let me know if the description for Air's location isn't clear enough and I'll try to clarify it.

Also, if anyone knows the real names of that Unknown or any FA info, let me know and I'll change it.
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