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Block Tower Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.413, -105.2673 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Block Tower is located between Poe Buttress and Cynical Pinnacle.

Getting There 

Approach from either CP or the Sunshine Wall trail.

Climbing Season

For the Cathedral Spires Area area.

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['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 Block Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Block Tower:
Dance of Chance   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 450'   
Hurt Dance   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Grade II   
Queer Bait   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 5 pitches, 450'   
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Featured Route For Block Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve" Mad Dog"Morris aproching the crux...

Mister Mantle 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13  Colorado : South Platte : ... : Block Tower
The crux is about 1/3 of the way up the 1st pitch It is well protected and the fall (if you take one) is a relatively gentle pendulum. The climbing is steep and sporting! The moves are elegant with no giveaway sections. There is steep slab climbing to a mantle before each bolt. There is no way to dog any part of this pitch. You have to climb it! There is a large ledge to belay from. Pitch two is a hand/fist crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up the Block Tower.
Looking up the Block Tower.
Rock Climbing Photo: Block Tower/Mr, Mantle 5.12/Climber,Steve Morris, ...
Block Tower/Mr, Mantle 5.12/Climber,Steve Morris, ...

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