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Routes in Things Of Beauty (aka Interstate I-70 Towers)

Alpha Tower T C1+
Because It's There (aka Palisade Pinnacle) T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c C1-
Black Tower, The T C1+
Bug-Eyed Monster T C0
Fortress - The Prow, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3
Fortress, Regular Route, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2
Mad Dogs and Englishmen T C1+
Mantis T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A3
Napoleon's Toothpick T C1
Passport to the Golden Age T C1+
Sword of Damocles., The T C2+
Tom Thumbs Tallywag T C1+ X
Turkey Neck Tower T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A3
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Type: Trad, Aid, 120 ft, Grade II
FA: Pete Takeda, Tyler Stableford, Duane Raleigh. spring 1993
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Dec 25, 2011
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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The Prow climbs the back side of the east end of the landform.

Descent: rap 40' from double anchors on the capstone.


Hike about 15 minutes west from the Garfield trailhead parallelling I-70 past a fence line to an open canyon.


Spectres, long Leepers, pitons (3) 5/8" through 1 1/4"; hangers 0.5".



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