Type: Trad, Sport, 400 ft (121 m), 4 pitches, Grade III Fixed Hardware (7)
FA: Larry and Roger Dalke, 1968, FFA: Wunsch, Bragg, 1975. Roof seam finish: 5.12a, Micheals, Sonnefield, 1986.
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Description

This climbs a series of dihedrals and roofs on the southwest face of Tower One.

P1. At a northwestern point of the Upper Ramp, climb over a roof to a dihedral, 5.9, leading to a belay below the prominent apex roof.

P2. Climb up and through the steep apex of the roof, 5.11d, to a slab belay above.

P3. Climb over the next roof system, 5.11c,and up to the top of the dihedral and belay.

P4. Climb up to the next large roof with a thin crack splitting it. Climb out left, 5.9, under the roof, and connect with the last pitch of The Yellow Spur. Climb out the thin crack in the roof at 5.12a, via bolts, for added difficulty.

Location

This climbs a series of dihedrals and roofs on the southwest face of Tower One.

Protection

Full rack and some bolts.

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