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Routes in Cenotaph Spire

Center Crack (assumed name) T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cracked (assumed name) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fur Face T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Harebell T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Lest You Be Judged T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Poor Judgment (aka Poor Jamesias) T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
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Description [Suggest Change]

This is a 50-foot tower about 100 feet off of the road on the North side of Boulder Canyon. The rock presently has only one route, but it is a good route. As well, the proximity of this to the Cenotaph Crag makes it a worth-while stop. In fact, it might be the best route of those on the crag or spire.

The sole route, 'Harebell', faces W/SW and gets morning shade, pehaps until noon depending on the season. The higher altitude, easy access, and AM shade make this and Cenotaph a good morning destination on a day otherwise too hot to climb.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Drive up canyon past Castle Rock about 1/2 mile. There will be a fairly large pullout on the right just after a right-hand curve. Park there and look back East to this obvious Tower.

Approach from the parking spot by heading up the hill on a good but pine-needle-covered trail to the base of a small cliff and turn right, going parallel to the road and then slightly left up to the cliff. Look for a blunt arete facing W/SW on the tallest aspect of the rock. There is one bolt down low, and one near the top. This is Harebell.

Routes

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A1. Lest You Be Judged, 9, 1p, 50', gear.
A2. Poor Judgment (aka Poor Jamesias), 9-, 1p, 50', gear or TR.
B. Fur Face, 9+, 1p, 50', gear or TR.
C. Harebell, 10- PG-13, 1p, 55', gear & bolt.
D. Center Crack (assumed name), 9, 1p, 60', gear.
E. Cracked (assumed name), 8, 1p, 50', gear.

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