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Olmsted Canyon
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Age of Darkness T 
Creature from the Black Lagoon T 
Enemy Within T 
Grease Monkey T 
Hot Box T,TR 
Ivory Tower, Center T 
Ivory Tower, Left T 
Lock of Ages T 
Lord Caffeine T 
Opsrey Overhang, Regular Route T 
Thrill Is Gone, The T 
Tideline T 
Tits On A Bull T,TR 
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Ivory Tower, Center 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Mike Hernandez, Bruce Morris, Stu Richie
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Submitted By: Nick Stayner on Aug 9, 2008

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Matt Pearcy topping out.


Another fun crack climb, and a good warmup. Mostly a great handcrack with a thin hands section at the top.


The obvious handcrack on the Ivory Tower, between Lord Caffeine and Tideline.


.5 camalot-3.5 camalot

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By zwang
Sep 7, 2009

Great warm up for the other climbs at the crag. Solid hand jams with ample features to smear with your right foot. The crux comes up high when the crack thins to tight hands. Very short.
By Michelle Lynn
From: Moab, UT
May 14, 2012

This was my first 10a and is a great route to break into the grade. Short, splitter, and takes gear everywhere. The slightly wider middle section scared me, but those big-handed folks may find the crux up high.