Swiss Tower Rock Climbing
Starting up the Swiss Tower
This area is sunny until about 1PM. It can be windy and is usually crowded on weekends and in the afternoons in the summer. Rock quality is excellent.
After you hike up the trail, this is the first wall you come to. It is extremely featured for the first 20 feet or so.
Weather station 3.7 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Swiss Tower
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Swiss Tower:
Mr. Slate 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
True Value 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
The Abyss 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Shark Bait 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Swiss Tower
Shark Bait 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a AZ
: Northern Arizona
: ... : Swiss Tower
Shark Bait is one of the finer pitches at the Pit, and maybe the best for the grade. start out a roof which turns quickly into a steep scooped out section of the arete. the low crux is getting to the second bolt, and is some what intimidating, until you figure out the sequence through the myriad of pockets. A couple big moves leads you to the arête and several more engaging moves. At the obvious break, Purple Shark moves out and left, while Shark Bait continues more or less straight up, pass...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
BETA PHOTO: Pulling the crux of Mr. Slade
Apr 12, 2009
The Swiss Tower is 66 feet tall.