Reclining Tower Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Known as "Reclining Tower Arete" 5.11d
The Reclining Tower is a fine formation to spend a day at, containing moderate to challenging climbs. The formation sees little traffic, so you'll likely have the place to yourself.
The Reclining Tower is about 200 feet north of the USGS marker near the top of the Prospect Point Rampart, where the park service road hits the West Bluff Trail. A climber's trail descends a gully just south of the Reclining Tower formation.
Climbing Season For the West Bluff - West Rampart area.
Weather station 3.7 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Reclining Tower
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Reclining Tower:
North Side 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For Reclining Tower
South Chimney 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c WI
: Devil's Lake
: ... : Reclining Tower
One of the nicer routes in this grade. No chimneying required.Stem up the cleft at the base, arriving at a ledge with a monster pine tree on the right. Work you way up the dihedral formed between the Tower and the cliff. The crux comes in the middle, about where you can look through the hole in the tower to the Lake.At the top you have several options: scramble up on the boulder to the left (best place to set a TR), walk back away from the cliff (easiest), or bust a move up the crack in the h...[more] Browse More Classics in WI
BETA PHOTO: This face is "Solar Wind" 5.11c