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Franklin's Tower Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.5269, -118.57441 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, John Robinson, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Tom Helvie on Jul 21, 2006
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Description 

A small detached tower and a larger to the right, hold a few quality 12's and a sick looking project. Nice setting right next to the river.

Getting There 

From the bottom of the upper approach take the left trail and then skirt the talus slope on its right, squeezing between the river and the tower to a small belay area.

Climbing Season

For the Upper Gorge area.

Weather station 19.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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