Two Dudes with Ball Nuts.
5.8 C2+ X,
Trad, Aid, 130 ft, Grade II,
Avg: 1 from 1
> Northern Arizona
> Southern Ute Re…
> Brokeback Tower
It is presently illigal to climb on the Navajo Indian Reservation. These climbs are listed here for historical purposes only.
The route starts on the north side of the tower.
Although this tower is climbed in one pitch, that pitch is divided into two sections.
Section 1: Free climb on rotten rock to a ledge about 30' up. 5.8X
Section 2: Traverse on a foot rail to a crack with a pin on the east side of the tower. Aid up on thin cracks past a bolt to a mantel on rotten rock. 5.7, C2+
Two bolt anchor is on the base of the summit block. Do an unprotected mantel to the proper summit.
Hike to the saddle between Brokeback and the larger tower to the north. The route starts on the north side of Brokeback tower.
Standard clean rack, ball nutz, Half ropes?