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Routes in 6. The Tower Wall

Any Which Way But Down/Ex-traction T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Arrowhead TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Back to the Gym TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Back to the Wall T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Crefeld Crank TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dead Tree Dihedral TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ex-traction Slab TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
In & Out T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Johnson Route T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Manticore Dihedral T,TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Manticore Face TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Manticore Upper Arete T,TR 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
No Rest for the Wicked TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Ogre Arete T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rachel's Crack T,TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Red Knob, The T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rock Romancer TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Rossinator, The TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Tower Wall Direct T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Unrest of the Witches TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Trad, TR, 90 ft, Grade V
FA: Kevin Johnson, October 6, 2009
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Shared By: Byron Igoe on Nov 6, 2013
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Description

Just to the right of the obvious corner (Rachel's Crack), and keep right at the big bulge.

Location

Once you can see Tower Wall from the trail, continue ESE to the next tower and hike up toward the crag.
41.1449833, -74.1653405

Protection

Trees for a top-rope anchor, same anchor can be used for Rachel's Crack.
One of the best and longest Trad climbs at the Linez at this grade. Solid gear all the way up with a good amount of fun moves. Just get there early before the Top-Ropes drop and lock it in for the day. Shady in the morning but the Sun gets on it quick. Jul 17, 2017
kenr
  5.8+
kenr  
  5.8+
The obvious Top-Rope set from the rappel tree at the top of cliff goes down over the upper part of Johnson, on the climber's right side of the vertical "torpedo". So an obvious TR line is to start on Rachels Crack then traverse Right under the torpedo to finish on Johnson. Though doing all of Johnson from the bottom as a TR works fine also. Likely most climbers begin with some combination of Rachels and Johnson.
. (but likely it does not work well to try to use the same top anchor for top-roping both the Johnson route and the top section of Rachels Crack). Apr 6, 2015