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A fine looking 250' tower on the west side of the north end of Courthouse Wash. Argon is a couple of hundred yards south of the Three Gossips. Routes face north and west.
Start at the parking lot at the north end of the Courthouse Wash (Broadway) trail. Take the trail for a few minutes until abeam Argon. Follow intermittent climbers' trails, countouring around the north end of the tower, bypassing the bottom part of the tower and ending up at a bench on the west side of the tower. Ten to fifteen minutes from the parking lot.
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West Face 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
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North Northeast 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c UT : Moab Area : ... : Argon Tower
This would be a good climb if it were on decent rock. Otherwise, it's a weak one star, but more or less worthwhile from the adventure standpoint. It supposedly goes free; we employed some sort of trickery on every pitch. The unreliable nature of the "stone" discourages any kind of bold free climbing.The route climbs the leftmost line on the north end of the tower.From the ledge on the west side of the tower, spot a set slings 20' up on at the far left side of the west face.P1 40' 5....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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