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Cloud Tower Rock Climbing 

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Location: 36.11421, -115.4899 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: M.Morley on Feb 16, 2004
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BETA PHOTO: Cloud Tower reaching the skyline on the right, Gin...

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12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Cloud Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cloud Tower:
Spare Rib   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
Crimson Chrysalis   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 9 pitches, 1000'   
Test Tube   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 320'   
The Clod Tower   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 8 pitches, 1200'   
Cloud Tower   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 6 pitches, 810'   
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Featured Route For Cloud Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeremiah working the crux pitch on Cloud Tower.

Cloud Tower 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  NV : Red Rock : ... : Cloud Tower
One of the best long free climbs of its grade in the country. On a par with The Naked Edge, the Prow, and Astroman. This route should not be missed. If you climb at this level, you will not have lead a full life without experiencing The Cloud Tower! Approach: Same as Crimson Chrysalis. Average approach time about an hour, unless you're an old geezer like me. Cloud Tower begins about 100-130 feet right and downhill of CC, at an obvious chimney that leads to a left facing dihedral. N.B. som...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers on Crimson Crysalis.  Cloud Tower route a...
Climbers on Crimson Crysalis. Cloud Tower route a...
Rock Climbing Photo: Cloud Tower and Crimson Crysalis from high up on t...
Cloud Tower and Crimson Crysalis from high up on t...
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers in profile on Crimson Crysalis, October 2...
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