Avg: 3 from 1 vote
Routes in 6. The Tower Wall
|Any Which Way But Down/Ex-traction T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13|
|Arrowhead TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Back to the Gym T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Back to the Wall T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13|
|Crefeld Crank TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Dead Tree Dihedral T,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 T,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,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13|
|Unrest of the Witches TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Type:||TR, 20 ft|
|FA:||Brian Sundermann + Ken Roberts 2015|
|Page Views:||204 total, 8/month|
|Shared By:||kenr on Nov 18, 2015|
DescriptionClimb the arete (or at least one hand on it), to finish on the first ledge about 20 feet up.
Could then continue upward on the Manticore Face route (or Manticore Upper Arete ).
Or get back down by traversing way right (east) across the Sunny Picnics area to past the Mushroom block, then down the start of the Tour des Picnics route.
warning: The rock on and around this route has not been climbed much yet, and much of the rock is still breakable and loose -- so the belayer and other people should stand far away from underneath the climber.
. . . (Lots of vegetation on this rock as of 2015. Be prepared when climbing to navigate around protruding trees and branches, and dealing with holds slippery with grass, lichen, moss, dirt).