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6. The Tower Wall
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L to R R to L Alpha
Any Which Way But Down/Ex-traction T 
Arrowhead TR 
Back to the Gym TR 
Back to the Wall T 
Crefeld Crank TR 
Dead Tree Dihedral TR 
Ex-traction Slab TR 
In & Out T,TR 
Johnson Route T,TR 
Manticore Dihedral T,TR 
Manticore Face TR 
Manticore Upper Arete T,TR 
No Rest for the Wicked TR 
Ogre Arete T,TR 
Rachel's Crack T,TR 
Red Knob, The T,TR 
Rock Romancer TR 
Rossinator, The TR 
Tower Wall Direct T 
Unrest of the Witches TR 


YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Norm Rasmussen 2015
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Submitted By: kenr on Nov 9, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Routes overview Right side Tower Wall A - Rachel's...


Lots of thoughtful interesting face climbing.

Start under a small alcove, up a few feet on positive holds, than delicate traverse left into center of face. Roughly straight up from there (avoiding easier climbing on Johnsons or Ogre Arete).


The face between Johnsons and Ogre Arete routes, at a small alcove below some orange-ish rock with the "arrowhead" about mid-way up.


Top-Roping: Can construct trad anchor near top of cliff by first walking west horizontally from base of Tower Wall past Three Bears and Daves Wall, then turn full Right onto trail up rocky slope, then follow trail gentler a short ways, finally bear right off trail to top of Tower Wall.

Protection for Trad leading is not very good: at best perhaps R.

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By Norm Rasmussen
From: North Jersey
Nov 13, 2015

The gear on the bottom half of the climb is there but only in select spots. If you don't see the spots, you may risk a ground fall. However if you get some gear in, it should be generally good. The route is there, keep climbing. Steeper than you think judging from the Tower Wall.

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