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HightowerSW  


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Elevation: 6,800'
Location: 42.0037, -105.3742 View Map  Incorrect?
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The west face of the Hightower

Description 

Hightower SW is the lowest flat spot on the Southwest Ridge

Getting There 

From the Ashley Creek confluence with Duck Creek continue north to the west side of the Southwest Ridge.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.5 miles from here

81 Total Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',28],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',1],['5.8',5],['5.9',8],['5.10',37],['5.11',21],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for HightowerSW:
Nazi Regalia   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 155'   Hightower
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Featured Route For HightowerSW
Walking up the first pitch slab.

Walk Like an Egyptian 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  WY : Laramie Range : ... : The Tunnel
Route climbs the slabs and the flake system directly below The Sphinx.P1, 10b, 80': Follow the arete of the detached boulder, and slab up to the benched belay.P2, 10a, 80': Continue up the short arete or dihedral, step right and follow the hand cracks to the wide flake.An alternate pitch 1 uses gear on the crack system to the right (10a) to reach the benched belay....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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