Tangen Towers Rock Climbing
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DescriptionThese towers are located just South of the first piece of the Fourth Flatiron. There are two towers: the Lower Tangen Tower is the closest to the trail, the Upper tower is due West of the lower.
In the spring time, Tangen Spring trickles between the Lower Tower and the Fourth Flatiron.
L->R (sort of):
Upper Tangen Tower
A. Unnamed Hueco 1, 9, 1p, 40', gear.
B. Hop, Skip, & Jump, 11, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
C. Hoppy Birthday, 10-, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
D. DC Boy, 11+, 1p, 50', bolts & gear.
E. Zacchaeus, 10+, 1p, 50', bolts & gear.
F. East Face/Upper Tangen Tower, 4, 2p, 300', gear.
Lower Tangen Tower
A. Thumper, 12-, 1p, 30', bolts.
B. Pictureman Crack/Lower Tangen Tower, 7+, 1p, 100', gear.
C. Stay Focused, 9, 1p, 60', gear.
D. In Focus, 10-, 1p, 110', gear.
E. Standard Route/Lower Tangen Tower, 6?, 1p, 130', gear.
F. South Face Right/Lower Tangen Tower, 9, 1p, 160', gear.
? Tangen Tunnel route, ?, 2p, 200', gear.
Getting ThereFollow the Royal Arch trail past Sentinel pass and the Fourth Flatiron. The trail goes through some rocks and boulders as you cross the spring. The small tower after the spring is the Lower Tangen. To reach the upper Tangen tower, climb the Tangen Tunnel route (see description) or the Lower Tower or hike past the Lower Tower and hike West following its south side to the saddle between the two towers.
Classic Climbing Routes at Tangen Towers
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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