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This popular rock has some of the most frequently climbed routes in Eldorado Canyon on it. However, on its south face, you will find fewer companions since its vertical face and spartan protection options will deter all but the most ardent suitors.
The approach takes an arduous 5 min. from the parking lot. Take the bridge across S. Boulder Creek, then veer right. You are there.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wind Tower - S Face:
Futile Laments 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 170'
The Metamorphosis 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch
Diffraction 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch
King's X 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 2 pitches
Scotch and Soda 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
The Lion 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b X Trad, 1 pitch
Rainbow Wall 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad, Sport
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The Metamorphosis 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Wind Tower - S Face
This is a total classic. Do either The Yellow Traverse or Diffraction to lead into this climb.The climb begins in a right-facing dihedral halfway up the south face of the Wind Tower. Place pro, then pull left out of this dihedral onto a face with some left-trending jugs, crank onto these jugs (poorly protected .8) and up to two bolts. From the bolts, begin a rightward, rising traverse on flakes and jugs. The crux comes at a pull past a small, A-shaped flake with little in the way of feet. This move is...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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