REI Community
Tower of Babel
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
A Prize in Every Box T,S 
Bald-Headed Men S 
Bandwagon S 
Broadband Connection S 
Burnt Sugar S 
Chisholm Trail S 
Corvus Chimney TR 
Cracker Jacks S 
El Matador S 
Fat Bottom Girl S 
Mixed Emotion S 
Orang-O-Tang S 
Rainy Day Woman T,S 
Trenchtown Slabs TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Broadband Connection 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
Page Views: 221
Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Feb 23, 2015

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (1)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Nearing the 3rd bolt on "Broadband Connection...


Broadband Connection" is a link-up of four existing routes and traverses across the breadth of the lower portion of the wall that spans the west face of the Temple of Ishtar and the Tower of Babel, just above the overhung portion of the wall.
Begin at the toe of the buttress, below a loose-looking flake and a maroon colored hanger. Pull up on the flake and into the huecos, clip the bolt and move left, as with the route "Family Affair." Continue left to clip the 2nd bolt on the "Heart Route." Traverse left at the 2nd bolt to "Cross Your Heart." Continue traversing up and left to meet "Texas Two-Step" at its 4th bolt. Traverse around the cobble band on pockets and inclusions, staying just above the overhang that forms the lower portion of the wall. Continue to near the north shoulder of the Tower of Babel and then up to the anchors.


Begin from the toe of the west buttress of the Temple of Ishtar. Start below the fragile looking flake and a line of maroon colored hangers.


23 bolts & 2-Fixe ring anchors.

Photos of Broadband Connection Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt Oliphant on "Broadband Connection."
Matt Oliphant on "Broadband Connection."

Comments on Broadband Connection Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About