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Elevation: 2,701 ft 823 m
GPS: 44.37584, -121.13522
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The biggest tower in the Monument Area. The base has some great moderate sport routes, perfect for a beginner group.  Starting in 2015 there has been considerable development of harder sport routes on either side of the base. Leave the ground and the adventure begins, loose rock and old bolts abound, as well as the legendary Tombstone Crack.

Gets decent morning shade and late evening shade

Getting There Suggest change

Take a right at the bridge and follow the trail.  Just past the second large Ponderosa Pine (not the one with the bench), pick up a trail and head for the biggest tower.

45 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Monument

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 73
Snow Bunny
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 72
Moore, Please?
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 78
Entry Fee
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 91
The Tutorial
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 101
Imposter Complex
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 105
Time Step
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 12
Tombstone Crack
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 99
Tuesday’s Gone
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 56
Castles Made of Sand
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 36
A Big Tease
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 37
Sweet as Hank
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
Hank Collins Memorial Route
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 12
Tommy TwoTone
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 19
Animal Magnetism
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 8
Mr. Scruff
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Snow Bunny Monument Base Area
 73
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Moore, Please? Monument Base Area
 72
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Entry Fee Hank Collins Memorial…
 78
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Tutorial Monument Base Area
 91
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Imposter Complex Monument Base Area
 101
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Time Step Monument Base Area
 105
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Tombstone Crack Monument Base Area
 12
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Tuesday’s Gone Monument Base Area
 99
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Castles Made of Sand Monument Base Area
 56
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
A Big Tease Hank Collins Memorial…
 36
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Sweet as Hank Hank Collins Memorial…
 37
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Hank Collins Memorial Route Hank Collins Memorial…
 10
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Tommy TwoTone Hank Collins Memorial…
 12
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Animal Magnetism Hank Collins Memorial…
 19
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Mr. Scruff Hank Collins Memorial…
 8
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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