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Routes in The Towers

Bell Out of Order S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Clip Clip Here, Clip Clip There S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Dark Side of Oz, The S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ding Dong S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Good Witch, The S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Lullabye League S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Miss Gultch S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Toto Goes to Chicago S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Wash & Brush Up Co. S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
We Wish to Welcome You S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Which Old Witch S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Description

The Towers area refers to section of routes located on the far left end of the Munchkin Wall. This is the first bit of climbworthy rock you encountery coming down the rocky switchbacks at the end of the approach trail. You'll see a big dark alcove/cleft in the rock where the routes are located to the left and right. Faces northerly and in the shade in the morning. For all intents and purposes, this is part of the Munchkin Wall and you can easily mix and match routes from this area and Munchkin throughout a day of climbing.

Getting There

From the general area description:
Drive to the end of the Rose Canyon road and park in one of the large lots, there is also some parking along the road if it is crowded. I think as long as you park by a blue dumpster, you are ok. From the slabs behind the (defunct) snack bar and picnic ramada, pick up a trail(about the top and middle of the slabs, maybe a little on the left side) heading north/east(the trail will go mostly east and curve south slightly) and take it to the ridgeline(crossing several fallen trees), then follow it to a clearing/slab. For the Towers, Wall of Marching Munchkins, and Wall of Dancing Dwarves, turn right and follow a short section of well-groomed switchbacks downhill to the climbs. The Towers is the first section of routes you come to at the bottom of the switchbacks.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Towers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 58
Miss Gultch
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 97
The Dark Side of Oz
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 59
Clip Clip Here, Clip Clip There
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Miss Gultch
 58
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
The Dark Side of Oz
 97
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Clip Clip Here, Clip Clip T…
 59
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
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Antoine Horness
Tucson, AZ
Antoine Horness   Tucson, AZ
RATTLESNAKE ALERT!!

My dog got bit by a black rattlesnake this morning at the towers. Approach this area with caution!! Jun 7, 2014

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