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Routes in Dragon Tower

Dragon's Arete T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dragon's Back S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dragon's Butt T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, Sport, 70 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Hendrixson on Apr 21, 2009
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland

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Beckoning to be climbed on the way to Jailhouse, this route contains a crack, huge flake, and even a few gym-like jugs. While nothing broke for me a fair amount of the rock sounded hollow.

Lacking the FA details I selected a name that seemed appropriate -- please provide corrections. This route is not "Dragon's Butt".


Mixed route on the obvious lime-green-lichen-covered arete that is encountered on the approach to Jailhouse. Directly right of "Dragon's Back".


2 Bolts, Standard Trad Rack, and Chain Anchors


ryan dillon
Tucson, AZ.
ryan dillon   Tucson, AZ.
Think this route is dragons butt Apr 23, 2009
tucson, az
Myk BROWN   tucson, az
Isn't Dragons Butt on the far left of Dragons back? There is a climb there that is really short. This climb is to the right of Dragons Back and is mostly bolted with anchors. Added Mussy hooks. May 4, 2012
Nick Henscheid
Tucson, AZ
Nick Henscheid   Tucson, AZ
I thought this was a lot of fun! IMHO it's the best moderate at prison camp. Good gear, some interesting movement, and great rock quality. The 2 bolts make it more palatable to the less experienced trad leader. Apr 5, 2015

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