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Cactus Flower Tower Summit

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Cactus Flower Tower Summit Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.09653, -115.4856 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: The beautiful Cactus Flower Tower

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Some fun and adventures routes are found here. The long approach makes for a full day of climbing. The Warrior faces north so it is in the shade all day.

Getting There 

Follow the gully up to the tower. There is some technical climbing so be careful and wear approach shoes.

Climbing Season

For the Red Rock area.

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['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 Cactus Flower Tower Summit

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cactus Flower Tower Summit:
Blood on the Tracks   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 7 pitches, 1000'   
Cinnamon Hedgehog   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 8 pitches, 1215'   
The Warrior   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 7 pitches, 1000'   
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Featured Route For Cactus Flower Tower Summit
Rock Climbing Photo: Blood on the Tracks

Blood on the Tracks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  NV : Red Rock : ... : Cactus Flower Tower Summit
This route has sustained 5.9 crack climbing for about 1000 feet. The overall route quality is very high so don't be dismayed by the heavy moss on the first half of the first pitch. Approach as for Cinnamon Hedgehog. After climbing the 5.7 chimney, downclimb 30 feet until beneath two right-facing corners. Begin in the left of the two corners in scooped, white rock.P1: Climb up the wide, right-facing corner to a small stance below a large bush. The rock is mossy on the first half of this pitch. 5....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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