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Cosmo 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Fire Tower 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 2
Forgotten Spire 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Hidden Spire 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Otis Flower Tower 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 3
Piton Spire 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Solar Wall, The 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 2
Thrill Tower 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Wham 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Zowie 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 4
Elevation: 11,000 ft
GPS: 40.292, -105.681 Google Map · Climbing Map
Page Views: 21,121 total, 239/month
Shared By: Cor on Aug 31, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

Otis Peak is a longish ridge to the north of Loch Vale and goes up to the Continental Divide. It hosts Loch Vale Pinnacle, Wham, Zowie, The Solar Wall, Cosmo, Otis Flower Tower, Fire Tower, the Piton Spire, and The Birthday Tower. Under Otis Peak is the Alva Adams Tunnel that brings water from west to east of the Continental Divide.
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Getting There

From Glacier Gorge, go up to The Loch (~2.7 miles). Skirt the Loch on the right (north) side. Head up right on the Andrews Glacier Trail past Andrews Tarn (~3.5 miles). The first spires you see on the right are Wham and Zowie. Further downhill is the Loch Vale Pinnacle. Next are Solar Wall, Otis Flower Tower, and Piton Spire. Expect 1+ hours for the approach.

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