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The Leaning Tower of Pizza

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Deep Dish S 
It's a Pisa Pie S 
Panzarotti S 
Spicy Pizza S 

The Leaning Tower of Pizza Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.60623, -118.13068 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Dec 11, 2008
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The Leaning Tower of Pizza 

This tower lies just right of Elephant Rock. An obvious leaning pillar. Deep Dish (5.6), Panzarotti (5.7) and Spicy Pizza (5.10c) are on this formation.

Getting There 

From the col-du-sac parking area, follow the trail south to Elephant Rock then walk right to this obvious formation.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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By Kevin Heckeler
From: Upstate New York
Apr 30, 2016
These are great moderates and should not be overlooked if you're spending some days at Alabama Hills. The 5.7 "Panzarotti" is probably the best of the three climbs, but they're all worth doing. If you're new to leading/climbing I would avoid the start on "It's a Pisa Pie" if you can't clip the bolt first. Back East we call this a 'bouldery' start, which is to say NOT 5.6

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