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Twin Towers  Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.91361, -121.01485 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

250 feet right of Wreckage Wall. Endurance climbing on good edges.

Getting There 

Walk up hill left side from main quarry climbing area to Wreckage Wall. Continue along trail for about 100 yards to the 250 ft tall Twin Towers Wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.5 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',7],['5.12',2],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Twin Towers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Twin Towers :
WMD's and Tinker Toys   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Let's Roll   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Remember 911   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Stairway to Heaven   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Roman Holiday   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Release the Lions   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Das Rads   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Chariots on Fire   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Dillinger   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Twin Towers
Rock Climbing Photo: The Cross.

The Cross 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Twin Towers
First crux getting to and passing fourth bolt. Spicey difficult climbing leads to a second crux, then easier climbing past the last two bolts to musseys....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Twin Towers Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Twin Towers (upper quarry) 250 feet tall. Enduranc...
Twin Towers (upper quarry) 250 feet tall. Enduranc...
Rock Climbing Photo: Twin Towers, climbing on chariots of fire, 2 pitch...
Twin Towers, climbing on chariots of fire, 2 pitch...
Rock Climbing Photo: Aidan on the first pitch of Chariots on Fire .11b/...
Aidan on the first pitch of Chariots on Fire .11b/...
Rock Climbing Photo: Release the Lions .11c. Twin Towers, Auburn Quarry...
Release the Lions .11c. Twin Towers, Auburn Quarry...
Rock Climbing Photo: Aidan starting the opening moves on Release the Li...
Aidan starting the opening moves on Release the Li...
Rock Climbing Photo: lets roll(left) WMD's and Tinker Toys (right) twin...
lets roll(left) WMD's and Tinker Toys (right) twin...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Cross
BETA PHOTO: The Cross
Rock Climbing Photo: bill price lacing up for stairway to heaven .11a, ...
bill price lacing up for stairway to heaven .11a, ...

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By Chandler Heppe
From: Nevada City, CA
Jan 3, 2014
Great long routes, climbing is different from the rest of the quarry, face climbing with small features, almost reminds me of the vertical climbing at Big Chief.

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