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Dirty Old Man Tower Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 39.08887, -108.71878 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Mar 27, 2013
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This is another tower with a good deal of adventure in the Kissing Couple area, a series of towers extending down from the Rim Rock Drive area.

Getting There 

To get to Dirty Old Man Tower, bushwhack around from the base of the Kissing Couple up and into the slot.

Climbing Season

For the Colorado National Monument area.

Weather station 1.1 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Dirty Old Man Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dirty Old Man Tower:
Dirty Old Man   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 280'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: A few routes of the Kissing Couple Group

Dirty Old Man 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Dirty Old Man Tower
This route ascends the gigantic gash on the Southwest side of the "Dirty Old Man". Bushwhack around from the base of the Kissing Couple up and into the slot.Climb a fearsomely dirty chimney for a long way (past the point where she narrows down into a semi-decent stance at 1 ancient terrible angle and a good 0.5/0.75 crack for backup). Leave the large cams at home, 'cause there is a nice hand crack in the back of this section to keep you from vomiting, the larger folks up for this adventure wil...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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