Block Tower Rock Climbing
Block Tower/Mr, Mantle 5.12/Climber,Steve Morris, ...
Block Tower is located between Poe Buttress and Cynical Pinnacle.
Approach from either CP or the Sunshine Wall trail.
Weather station 5.3 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Block Tower
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Block Tower:
Hurt Dance 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Grade II
Queer Bait 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 5 pitches, 450'
Featured Route For Block Tower
Mister Mantle 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
: South Platte
: ... : Block Tower
The crux is about 1/3 of the way up the 1st pitch It is well protected and the fall (if you take one) is a relatively gentle pendulum. The climbing is steep and sporting! The moves are elegant with no giveaway sections. There is steep slab climbing to a mantle before each bolt. There is no way to dog any part of this pitch. You have to climb it! There is a large ledge to belay from. Pitch two is a hand/fist crack....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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