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Desert is For Dreamers, The T 

ASC Tower Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.90219, -111.75624 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Coconino tower hidden up in the depths of Wilson Canyon.

Getting There 

Park at Midgley's Bridge and follow the Wilson canyon trail to its terminus. Continue up the drainage for a couple minutes to a fork. Take the left fork, which contains a few downed trees and bushes, after 30 yards the bushwacking subsides and you enter a slick rock section, continue past another fork staying right. At the next fork go left, up a downed tree. Follow this tunneling through some massive boulders to a final fork. Go left and immediately head up a loose slope to your right and a game trail, after a minute gain the ridge to your left at a boulder. Continue up ridge to a large flat boulder, head left across a drainage to the tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in ASC Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for ASC Tower:
The Desert is For Dreamers   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 3 pitches, 180'   
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The Desert is For Dreamers 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : ASC Tower
Pitch 1 (5.6a/c) - 0' / 60'From the north-west corner of the tower, scramble up to a ledge with a belay bolt and a small cam. From here step down and traverse the ledge system to a bolted anchor below the splutter. Pitch 2 (5.11) - 140'Climb up to a lone bolt step left entering the system. Hands, baggy hands, hands, baggy hands, a fist, more baggy hands and a few hand jams lead you to the anchor. Pitch 3 (5.11++) - 60&...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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