|Leaning Tower, The
Climb the featured face of the south side of the Leaning Tower using all the holds you can imagine.
This is a great route for beginners, as there are a few spots where finding good grips is tricky.
You can also climb it one handed if 5.5 is a little easy for you.
Bring a range of gear (up to 3") to protect this route.
For a top rope, bring long slings (up to 30') to place in the large holes in the top of the rock, or bring some larger friends to set up an anchor.
|Comments on Southern Face
|By Melissa Moore|
From: Berkeley, CA
Oct 22, 2002
This route is just slightly overhanging, so it's a great climb to introduce new climbers to the idea of overhangs. The plethora of jugs also makes it a nice climb for folks who haven't done much outdoor climbing and are frustrated by grips not being marked.
|By Chris Owen|
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Feb 19, 2010
I'm more frustrated by grips that ARE marked.