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Alex's Tower 

YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Paul Paonessa and KC Baum, 6/19/91
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Submitted By: Matthew Seymour on Jun 25, 2007

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Alex's Tower rappel to the right/East. You wil...

Description 

Climb a short but beautiful section of hands to a large ledge. Walk around the right hand side of a small tower, gain a finger crack with good ledges, and climb to the top of the tower. There is no fixed anchor.

The first section of the route is great, but the short length and upper section detract from the star potential.

Location 

This is located around the left hand side (west faceing) of lower Mother's Buttress. Look for a short, perfect, hand crack.

Protection 

Small to hand-sized cams and nuts.


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By AlexandraMaree
Aug 13, 2016

Have partner follow and clean. Rappel off tower to the right with anchors.