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Battle Axe Tower

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Beaver Bones S 
Bolted One, The T,S 
Bursting Out S 
Dagger, The S 
Dos Hombres T,S,TR 
East of East St. Louis S 
Eminent Domain S 
Flail, The S 
King Snake S 
No Rest for the Weary 
Off-Width Exam, The S 
Reckoning, The S 
Sophomore, The S 
Tons of Fun T,S 
Unknown S 
Unknown 2 T,S 
Viking Blood S 
Void Warrior S 
Wrecking Ball S 

Battle Axe Tower Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: HTeale on Jul 1, 2010
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Massive Boulder(s) abound. This is the Battle Axe...


Shaded in the afternoon, sunny in the morning.

Getting There 

Keep walking after the Gallery, pass a waterfall until you get to his big free standing tower.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Battle Axe Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Battle Axe Tower:
The Dagger   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Sophomore   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   
Beaver Bones   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Sport   
Dos Hombres   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, TR   
Tons of Fun   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport   
The Bolted One   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R     Trad, Sport   
The Reckoning   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
Bursting Out   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport   
Viking Blood   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport   
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The Reckoning 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  IL : Jackson Falls : Battle Axe Tower
Start in a smooth, tiny right-facing corner then go up and left. About 25 feet right of "Wrecking Ball", and just at the hallway entrance, its the leftward angling sport route. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in IL

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