Elevation: 4,200 ft
GPS: 34.015, -116.168 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: M Morley on Jun 21, 2002
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

This 80' tower is identified by 2 prominent cracks on its northeast face. The right crack is Sail Away, one of the best routes in the Park for the grade. Just left is Wild Wind, another fun moderate with an exciting traverse. Three other routes are listed in Vogel's guidebook but rarely climbed.

This is a popular area. Count on waiting in line and be courteous of others. NOT recommended for large groups.

Getting There

Approach #1: From Real Hidden Valley parking lot, hike north along trail to "T", turn right, and follow Nature Loop trail past Sports Challenge Rock. Cut northeast and Hidden Tower will be on your right.

Approach #2: From Hidden Valley Campground, hike Quail Springs Road west for a few hundred yards. Look for faint trail past Slump Rock heading south. Follow trail to Hidden Tower.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Hidden Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 19
Split
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5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 1,081
Sail Away
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 282
Wild Wind
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Split
 19
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Sail Away
 1,081
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad
Wild Wind
 282
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
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