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Routes in Lower Buckhorn Wash

Echoes 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2
Flapjack Tower T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Groovin' at the Beach T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Haagenschlong 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C1
I'm Rick James, Bitch S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
James Tower AKA The Lightblub T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A1
Jamison Engineering T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Life During Wartime 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3+ R
Outhouse Tower - Mallory's Mountain Marmalade 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A1+
Short Stack T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Soup Kitchen S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Whale, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Wisdom Tooth - Cryptogramic Forest T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Adam Wilson on Oct 8, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Start on the backside of the tower from the road

Follow a left leaning weakness placing decent pro until you gain a ledge. Face climb past three bolts and scramble the last 10' to anchors.

Rap the opposite side of the tower, facing the road.

Fun Tower right off the road.
Anyone with FA information please postup.


This route and tower is on the west side of the road about a half mile north of Outhouse Tower.


Cams 1.5" - 4" ish.


Salt Lake City
PeterSLenz   Salt Lake City
I climbed this in 1991 with Doug Fuller and have always called it "Tiki Tower." My wife (Carol) spotted it from a nearby campsite. We named it after the Easter Island Statues, which we thought it resembled. But you can call it "the Whale." I rated it 5.8, but I am an old fart , and a wimp to boot.
I recently put in an entry in under "Tiki Tower," not realizing you had already done it.

Try the other faces on to-rope, if you haven't already.

Pete Lenz May 10, 2010