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Submitted By: split161 on Aug 21, 2012
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Paul midway up the final pitch

Description 

morning sun...afternoon shade

4 pitch bolted sport climb...16-18 draws will be plenty ...bring a 70 meter rope

first pitch- A short 5.10C start followed by 5.7 climbing or all 5.7 if you stem using the tree start

second pitch- 5.10D

third pitch- 5.7

fourth pitch- 5.10D huge belay area....walk over to the face of the tower look for bolts going up gross looking rock...climbing is better than it looks once past this dirty section of rock...climb to top of tower, best top out hold ever...and make some monkey noises, dont forget to enter your name into the sign book.


3 raps with a 70 meter rope

Getting There 

fun bolted multi pitch sport climb...follow directions to trash compactor...keep heading right along the wall, look for alcove with small arch towards ground, first pitch is just to the right...above campsite 12...you can see the tower from road

Climbing Season

For the Maple Canyon Road area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Scoping out the 100' high pitch four on King Kong

King Kong 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  UT : Maple Canyon : ... : King Kong
P1 A tricky, difficult start that requires weaving a bit to keep it in the .10 range. Stemming off of the trees should make the start easier.After the second bolt the difficulty eases considerably; follow the trough to the chains. 5.10c.P2 A bouldery bit after the first bolt leads to large cobbles and easier climbing to finish out the pitch. 5.10d.P3 Fairly mellow climbing on huge holds with one or two steep moves (but still using large holds). 5.7P4 After j...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By split161
Aug 21, 2012
fun climb with some nice views...should clean up with more traffic

couple nice pitches of 5.10D climbing...nice to get away from the crowds and get your multi pitch on!!

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