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Submitted By: Cor on Sep 3, 2010
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Description 

This spire is to the climber's left (west) of the Otis Flower Tower.

The spire has been climbed before. I could not find a name for it, so we dubbed it "The Piton Spire."

To be filled in.

Getting There 

From Glacier Gorge, go up to The Loch (~2.7 miles). Skirt the Loch on the right (north) side. Head up right on the Andrews Glacier Trail past Andrews Tarn (~3.5 miles). The first spires you see on the right are Wham and Zowie. Further downhill is the Loch Vale Pinnacle. Next are Solar Wall, Otis Flower Tower, and Piton Spire. Expect 1+ hours for the approach.

To be filled in.

Climbing Season

For the RMNP - Rock area.

Weather station 8.3 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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Piton D'Or (The Golden Piton)   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600'   
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Piton D'Or (The Golden Piton) 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Piton Spire
This route is on the spire to the climber's left (west) of the Otis Flower Tower.The spire has been climbed before. I could not find a name for it, so we dubbed it The Piton Spire....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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