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
North Side 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI
: Devil's Lake
: ... : Reclining Tower
Climb inside corner and deep awkward crack, which is wide enough at the crux to be considered a small chimney. Easy to protect until you reach the crux. A small lateral crack is hidden out of view within the small chimney and it can be hard to reach from the stance below, but it's a bomber small nut placement. The crux consists of making the committing and very exposed move out left before moving up into the crack. After another step up or two, there's a large handhold and a good placement for a...[more] Browse More Classics in WI
BETA PHOTO: This face is "Solar Wind" 5.11c