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Routes in Tan Man Tower

Bush Doctor S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
East TMT S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Homeboy S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tan Man Corner S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tan Man Left Arete S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Shared By: SCherry on Jan 11, 2011
Admins: Marc Kajut, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Obvious looming tower of tan rock sitting atop the right side of the main wall. Contains about 8 single pitch sport climbs. The best being inside a large corner feature that is the centerpiece of this crag. The large corner faces East and gets shade in the afternoon making this a good spot on warmer days.
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Getting There

Follow directions to the "Main Wall". As you descend the final 450 vertical feet to the base of the "Main Wall" you will see the Tan Man Tower on your right about 1/2 way down the hill.

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Kemper Brightman   Tucson
Tan Man Tower is a fun place to crank out a few pitches at the end of the day. That said, the rock quality throughout the tower leaves much to be desired. Many of the routes should be considered temporary in their current state. My partner ripped off a large flake on Bush Docotor, and many of the "holds" on other routes are jugs created by exfoliating flakes. Tread lightly, absolutely wear a helmet and be alert. Oct 20, 2015

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