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Description

3 sets of Towers labelled 1, 2, 3
East facing the Verde Valley - Morning Sun and Afternoon Shade on those Hot Aug Afternoons.

Getting There

From the Tom's Thumb TH, head north on the Tom's Thumb trail from the parking lot for about 0.1 mile until a sign directs you left to Feldspar Trail. Take this trail until you see well-marked signs detailing directions for Sven Towers 1-3
New park signs will lead you up the Canyon to the saddle.
Towers 1 and 2 are to the left and 3 is down and on the right side of the Apron.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sven Towers

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 3
Head
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 30
Right Rib
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 8
Sven Tower 2 Arete
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Cary'd Away
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 14
Undercling
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 7
Backbone
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 14
Left Rib
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 8
Shark Tooth
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
Spinal Tap
Trad
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 10
Ergone
Trad, Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 6
Spinal Nerve
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 7
Dermatome
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 7
Spinal Cracker
Trad, TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Spare Rib
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 5
Spinal Block
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Head Sven Tower 3
 3
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Right Rib Sven Tower 3
 30
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Sven Tower 2 Arete Sven Tower 2
 8
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Cary'd Away Sven Tower 1
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Undercling Sven Tower 3
 14
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Backbone Sven Tower 3
 7
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Left Rib Sven Tower 3
 14
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Shark Tooth Sven Tower 3
 8
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Spinal Tap Sven Tower 3
 19
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Ergone Sven Tower 3
 10
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, Sport
Spinal Nerve Sven Tower 3
 6
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Dermatome Sven Tower 3
 7
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Spinal Cracker Sven Tower 3
 7
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, TR
Spare Rib Sven Tower 3
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Spinal Block Sven Tower 3
 5
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
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