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Routes in Rapunzel's Tower

Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: Dan Luna
Page Views: 685 total, 8/month
Shared By: Sean Denny on Apr 19, 2011
Admins: andy patterson, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Start sitting with good holds. Make an easy move to a cool pocket hold, then make a tough move over the lip. Head up and left along the arete on some holds that defy logic (some that you swear will break are bulletproof, others that look solid break easily). Top out once you hit the apex of the arete.

Great movement on some of the coolest looking rock around.

Location

Middle Area
Located on the right arete of the obvious overhanging square face seen from the approach trail.

Protection

Pads and spotters. Falls off of this problem can be kinda weird, so pay attention and you'll be fine.

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Alan Zhan
Seattle, WA
 
Alan Zhan   Seattle, WA
 
The moves from the pocket to the sidepull jug are rad. Definitely do this one Feb 23, 2014
Nick Sullens
Yosemite/ Bishop
Nick Sullens   Yosemite/ Bishop
Yeah, I second that Jan 16, 2013
Will Barnes
Edmonton, AB
Will Barnes   Edmonton, AB
Ya pretty sure Dan Luna got the FA way back when we first started exploring the area. Jan 15, 2013
Sean Denny
Irvine
 
Sean Denny   Irvine
 
Nope, not listed, not named. Add it in if you so desire. Jan 30, 2012
Joseph Stover
Batesville, AR
Joseph Stover   Batesville, AR
Starting in the toothy pocket and going right then up and slightly left on the face is a great moderate climb (maybe V1 or so?). Don't know if it's already listed here. Jan 7, 2012
andy patterson
Carpinteria, CA
  V3
andy patterson   Carpinteria, CA  
  V3
This problem vaunts the kind of climbing that reminds me why I rock climb in the first place. Highly recommended. Oct 29, 2011