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Alpha Tower T C1+
Because It's There (aka Palisade Pinnacle) T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c C1-
Black Tower, The T C1+
Bug-Eyed Monster T C1
Fortress - The Prow , The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3
Fortress, Regular Route, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2
Mad Dogs and Englishmen T C1+
Mantis T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A3
Napoleon's Toothpick T C1
Passport to the Golden Age T C1+
Sword of Damocles., The T C2+
Tom Thumbs Tallywag T C1+ X
Turkey Neck Tower T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A3
Type: Trad, Aid, 115 ft
FA: Paul Ross, Maurice de St Jorre, Feb 6th, 2001
Page Views: 1,373 total, 11/month
Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Jan 1, 2008
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Follows nail heads with tie-offs to the summit (one missing, clip stick or replace). Quite solid shale.


This is above the Turkey Neck, middle cliff. See Photo.


Tie offs.
Keswick Cumbria.UK
USBRIT Ross   Keswick Cumbria.UK
Greetings from UK ...Well done, chaps. Fourteen years after the first ascent. Jun 8, 2015
Joe Forrester
Palo Alto
Joe Forrester   Palo Alto
Second ascent on 6/7/15 with Chris A. Several nails are missing, so tread lightly. Spectres are helpful to bypass the missing nails. This is a really great location, with breathtaking views of Palisade. Worth the hike.

You need ~30+ tie-offs..... Jun 7, 2015
Keswick Cumbria.UK
USBRIT Ross   Keswick Cumbria.UK
No recorded second ascent as of 2015. Feb 6, 2015