Type: Trad, Aid, 280 ft (85 m), 3 pitches, Grade III
FA: Paul Ross, Andy Ross, Paul Marshall (UK) 16th Oct. 2002
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Shared By: Paul Ross on Oct 15, 2002
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D Crane

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A superb tower one of the best in the desert,and in a magnificent canyon. P1) The first pitch goes up a crack/groove up the wall below the east end of the spire proper. 80' 5.9+ to a ledge and the belay.
P2). Go over the roof and follow good cracks to a ledge. Bolt/rap anchors. 100', 5.9 C2.(5.11b free)
P3). Follow good but awkward cracks to summit. 100', 5.9 C2. (5.10d free)

Descent: Rap to the top of P2 100', and then to the base 180'.

This route may now go all free, pitch 2 will be hard.NOTE> Pitches 2 and 3 freed by Micheal Ferraro in 2009
Nice area, great views, no people.

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Only anchor bolts used. Gear... 3 sets of friends up to #4, two #5, one #6. Full set wires.