Type: Trad, Sport, TR
FA: Gary Ballard, Mark Yarbrough 1988
Page Views: 1,050 total · 7/month
Shared By: Craig Childre on Oct 4, 2006
Admins: Drew Nevius

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Access Issue: Access is always an issue here. Details

Description

Climb the main ramp using gear and then move up the face following the bolts. The crux is just past the 2nd bolt in my opinion. For top roping I suggest using the middle balcony to belay instead of the lower section, a much better view too.

Location

The center middle ramp on the Leaning tower. Look for the large diving board up top which you will be to the right of.

Protection

Gear, 3 bolts, and a small TCU placement in a crack on the face. Chains up top.

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The anchor on the top of this seemed a little suspect. Mar 24, 2015
Craig Childre
Lubbock, Texas
  5.10c
Craig Childre   Lubbock, Texas
  5.10c
It's isn't an ideal setup. Maybe old, but it's bomb proof. The angle of pull in that granite. Unless things have started spinning up there, I never gave it a second thought. Best to carry some extendable slings for the anchor if you intend to top rope. Mar 25, 2015
Chase Webb
Little Rock, AR
Chase Webb   Little Rock, AR
It should be noted that there is some loose rock on this face and route-finding can be tricky. I tried to onsite this route and broke a hold off in the run-out section well above the last bolt, resulting in a 30+ foot whipper ending just above the slab...The hold that broke didn't even seem loose. Also, the anchor was replaced by the Texas Mountaineers last year. Apr 13, 2017
Elisha Gallegos
Oklahoma City, OK
Elisha Gallegos   Oklahoma City, OK
I finally got the red point on this wild/fun route. It sure does make the blood move fast. A small C3 in in the horizontal seem above the last bolt. Also I love the views. A fun route, I would do it again. Jun 4, 2018