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Breaking Away S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Dark Tower, The S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Opening Night S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Private Viewing S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pucker Up S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Riddle of Steel, The S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Luke Bertelsen
Page Views: 763 total · 16/month
Shared By: Luke Bertelsen on Apr 18, 2014
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

Your journey to the Dark Tower will not disappoint. This route is and enduro test piece with cruxes galore. You will encounter arete climbing, slab climbing, amazing sequences, and a heartbreaker finish.

From the gully, climb the first line of bolts leading up the obvious arete and slab. At the top of the slab hang a left turn finishing on Pucker Up.

Location

First route encountered when heading up the (near horizontal) gully.

Protection

14 bolts + chain anchors.

Pre-clipping bolts one and two is ideal to avoid falling onto the small tree at your back or onto your belayer that is precariously perched in the small belay area.

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Luke Bertelsen
Tucson, AZ
 
Luke Bertelsen   Tucson, AZ  
 
Reviving this little area has been a lot of fun. This is my contribution in terms of something new. Enjoy!! Apr 18, 2014

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