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West Face of Tower 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c PG13

   
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Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Steve Sangdahl
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Submitted By: Bingman on Nov 16, 2007
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Description 

Climbing is great, don't do this if you aren't SOLID leading 5.8


Location 

It is the West face of the tower detached from the Y Crack Wall.


Protection 

Random assortment - some stoppers for sure. Spacey in places.



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By TravisMelin
From: Roanoke, VA La Crosse, WI
Nov 17, 2007
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13

I had forgot all about this route..... I recall lots of loose rock, and a large hollow flake right at the top. Fun climbing but probably not a safe lead...

By Jay Knower
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From: Plymouth, NH
May 5, 2008

I'm not sure, but maybe some aging DLFAer did this first? I always thought this would be a good bolted moderate, though I never did climb it.

By Steve Sangdahl
From: eldo sprngs,co
May 12, 2008

Yes,this aging DLFAer remembers doing this in about 1983.peace and f-nes. steve s