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Chariots on Fire S 
Cross, The S 
Das Rads S 
Dillinger S 
Let's Roll S 
Little Caesar S 
Release the Lions S 
Remember 911 S 
Roman Holiday S 
Roman Road S 
Speak Life S 
Stairway to Heaven S 
WMD's and Tinker Toys S 

Twin Towers  Rock Climbing 


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Bill Price topping out on Remember 9.11 (pitch 1) ...

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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

For the Cave Valley (aka Auburn Quarry) area.

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['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',8],['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   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     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.
By sara pax
From: western mass, but traveling...
Apr 13, 2016
Anyone have any info on the route to the left of Little Caesar? Due to some sloppy research, I mistook it for Little Caesar and got on it today. It climbed pretty dirty/loose and felt stout for 11- so I started questioning if I was on the right route. Then I clipped a couple old rustly leeper looking hangers and decided to down aid my way off the route before I died. I did notice the old piece of cord hanging on the first bolt, but disregarded it as nothing since I thought it was an established route, but maybe a red tag? Sorry for chuffing all over it if that's the case. Seems like it'll be pretty cool if it cleans up and those bolts get a facelift.
By Chasing Choss
From: California
Apr 18, 2016
Sara I think i know what you are talking about. there has been a rope hanging on that route almost all winter. it has vanished within the last 2 months. would also like to know if the FA party has finished since i have just assumed it was still a project because i havent heard anything about it yet.
By Bill Price
May 22, 2016
That is my project, finally got motivated to finish cleaning it up and bolting it this weekend. Needs a little more cleaning/working to redpoint. Should be good, challenging addition to the cliff. Would like to know who took that rope and took my hammer, jumar. aider stashed below. Takes a lot of effort to put up routes at the Quarry.

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