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Routes in Tan Man Tower

Bush Doctor S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
East TMT S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Homeboy S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tan Man Corner S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tan Man Left Arete S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Kevin Worrall and Sean Shannon
Page Views: 359 total · 16/month
Shared By: Rich Welker on Jan 30, 2017
Admins: Marc Kajut, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Fun, bouldery start that leads to balancey mantle. Work your way up along the beautiful and exposed arete. Side pull and smear like a hero. At the end you'll come to a committing and (crux) mantle. Trust your feet and clip those sweet bolted anchors.


2nd bolt line left of Tan Man Corner.


8 to 9 bolts, plus 2 bolt hangers. (no raps) Can easily use Rap station of Tan Man Corner


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SCherry   Boulder, CO
Rich - thanks for adding this one. Its a fun line with great rock and cool position.

The FA was Kevin Worrall and Sean Shannon (as with about 99% of all routes at EP).

Also you might want to add some more specific info on the it still a no rap/lower station that requires bringing up your second and walking off the back side? Last time I climbed it that was the case but its been a few years. Feb 13, 2017
Rich Welker
Riverside, CA
Rich Welker   Riverside, CA
Thanks for the info. There are two bolts Without rap rings to the left of TMC anchor. (These bolt/ hang only anchor belongs to this route). But you can easily use the TMC anchor WITH rap rings with a directional for TR. In the pic, i just used the TMC anchor because it was easier to clean.

So, to answer question, you do not need to belay your second up from top.
The rap rings on TMC look relatively new and in very good condition and conveniently smack dab in the middle of the face, left of TMC. :)

Hope that clarifies your question. Thanks for the feed back man. Feb 14, 2017

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