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Bare Knuckle Boxing T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Tiff, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a C2- PG13
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Description

This tower is on the south side of the road, maybe half a mile up from the Maverick Buttress routes. Bjornstads DRII says the tower is the westernmost, though its not... the main buttress of the head of the canyon is actually west of the gap separating Mavericks Buttress from said buttress. The tower is easily recognized when coming down the canyon (as in the photo).


RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek Details

Getting There

Drive up Longs Canyon about half a mile past the routes on Mavericks Buttress.

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Sam Lightner, Jr.
Lander, WY
Sam Lightner, Jr.   Lander, WY
Sorry Peter, i dont remember seeing it. Mar 30, 2009
PeterH Holcombe
Lafayette, CO
PeterH Holcombe   Lafayette, CO
Did you sign the summit register? Chad Greedy and I did the first Accent of this tower via the east side in the mid-late 90's. I'll look up the beta and post it as another route later. We left a register in a pothole near the summit. It is tied in through a tread in the pothole. We called this "The Tower of Doom"10a A0 . You can rap the route to the East as well. Mar 29, 2009

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