Located just north of Ghost tower, it's the other obvious big spire at Ghost Ranch.
Access is easy from a "frontage" road that contours along the bottom of the cliffs.
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Start on the NW side of tower. Scramble up the west (right) side of a big triangular sandy mass to reach a crack in a corner. Nail the crack, move right to a short bolt ladder that gets you through the white stuff (chert, etc.), then move right and climb up the sort of gully on the west side to the summit. When I led this gulley in 1991 about 5,000 pounds of loose rock fell down it....[more] Browse More Classics in NM