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Borrowdale Tower 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Harry Lime. Paul Ross. Jose Huggins April 2015
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT Ross on May 14, 2015

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Shadows of chaps on top.

Description 

The blocky tower is visible on the right as one enters the canyon. See Pic.

P1) Starts at a slab on the front part of the formation. Climb about 20' to a bolt. Pass the bolt and move left passing a good thread. Continue up left to a groove, which is followed(wires for pro). At the top of the groove move left to the arete. Follow this to a bolt, then up a crack then back to another bolt at the base of an obvious corner(crux). Follow the corner past two bolts and a 2" cam. Then up easy chimney to a step up left past a bolt to a fine summit. 200' 5.9.

Descent. Rap into the gap, and then a two rope rap from double anchors on the other side of the tower.

Location 

One Finger Canyon

Protection 

Cams 1/2" to 3". Long slings to help rope drag. A set of wires.


Photos of Borrowdale Tower Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Rapping off the tower.
Rapping off the tower.
Rock Climbing Photo: Guys on top
Guys on top
Rock Climbing Photo: On the summit
On the summit
Rock Climbing Photo: The Groove
The Groove
Rock Climbing Photo: In the groove .Tele Photo
In the groove .Tele Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Start
Start

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