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Abyss, The S 
As Nasty As They Want To Be S 
Don't Feed the Agave S 
It Takes a Thief S 
Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk S 
Mr. Slate S 
Purple Shark S 
Shark Bait S 
Sister of Mercy S 
True Value S 

Swiss Tower Rock Climbing 

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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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

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

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'   
The Abyss   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
True Value   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Don't Feed the Agave   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Shark Bait   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Purple Shark   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Rock Climbing Photo: entering the real crux

Purple Shark 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Swiss Tower
One of Flagstaff's finest for the grade.Purple Shark starts out with a steep section riddled with pockets. Some technical arĂȘte climbing leads to the crux boulder problem over the roof, and onto the upper headwall....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Rock Climbing Photo: Top of the swiss tower
Top of the swiss tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up the Swiss Tower
Starting up the Swiss Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the crux of Mr. Slade
BETA PHOTO: Pulling the crux of Mr. Slade

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By CO_Michael
Apr 12, 2009
The Swiss Tower is 66 feet tall.

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