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Routes in Watchtower Proper

Bats in the Belfry T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Faultline Variation T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lipstick on a Pig T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

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The Watchtower Proper is the actual tower shaped formation above The Watchtower Butresses main floor. These intimidating routes are almost as old as the tower itself ! Pioneered in the early 80's all routes, including Lipstick on a Pig, require gear and a solid lead head.

Get up there and get at em' !!

Getting There

The Watchtower Proper can be accessed by two ways. The first approach requires a small amount of scrambling via a trail that starts just west of Double Cross. The second, more preferred approach is by climbing one of the four routes on The Watchtower's lower, main-north face, such as Broken Serenity or Garden of Eden.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Watchtower Proper

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Bats in the Belfry
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5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Lipstick on a Pig
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Bats in the Belfry 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Lipstick on a Pig 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
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