Type: Trad, Aid, 400 ft, 4 pitches, Grade III
FA: Mike Baker and Cameron Burns, 1997
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Shared By: Joe Forrester on Feb 23, 2007
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Access Issue: RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek Details

Description

Hike around the tower from a road 1.9 miles north of the fishers turnoff. You will head up on a ridge on the south side of the tower and then hike around the prow to the north side where the route starts.
P1-Fun free climbing leads to a series of bolts that intersperse free moves(5.8 C1).
P2-C1 crack to a bolt ladder (13 or so rivet hangers) You will also need some blue aliens, a set o' aliens, and cams up to 3 inches (C1).
P3-Bolt ladder to the left(3bolts)then enters a crack that gets up to 4.5".
P4-C1 or free climbing to the summit. Our clean ascent went up left up to a couple of roofs and then tensioned left to an offwidth(unprotected). You can also free climb up and right from the belay. Aliens(green, yellow, blue) helpful in addition to other cams

Location

1.9 miles north of the fisher towers

Protection

Double set of cams, double aliens, 13 bolt hangers.(no tricams, loweballs neccessary)

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