REI Community
search
Cliff Dr. - Keweenaw County
Select Route:
Attack of the Killer Bees T,TR 
Batteries Not Included T 
Brown Eyed Woman T,TR 
Bubblewrap Grips 
Catholic Girls TR 
Dandruff T,TR 
Exothermic TR 
Faceless Wander TR 
Free To Roam Tower T 
God Jam'it T 
Ice Fall T,TR 
J.C. Superstar T,TR 
Last Call For Alcohol T 
Lie Detector T,TR 
Lip Traverse 
Mossy Overhang 
Obsession T,TR 
Obsession Direct T,S,TR 
Off the Scale S,TR 
Patina Crimp Pinch 
Prow 
Rated P.G.  S 
Rope-burn T,TR 
Shit Hooks T 
Stoned Cold Liar TR 
Stupid Human Tricks T,TR 
Tip Toes TR 
Tobacco Road  T,TR 

Free To Roam Tower 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100', Grade V
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: ???
Season: Whenever Dry
Page Views: 550
Submitted By: AJ Smith on Sep 27, 2010

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.]

Description 

A large tower/buttress coming out of the wall just to the northeast of the ice falls area. Good protection every 10-15 feet, variety of gear sizes needed. Top rope access extremely difficult/impossible. Excellent learner piece for first time leaders. Can top out by traversing the top of the tower back to the wall and climbing the sides of a very steep, scree filled gully. Climb the gully walls, not the gully itself, as it is NOT STABLE and has FATAL FALL potential.

Location 

Spot the tower from the base of the road. You'll have to fight through thick tag alder and pick your way up the boulder field. Directly left of Overkill roofs. Tower to the left of Free to Roam that looks like it has excellent route potential.

Protection 

Climbed with rack of Trango Flex #1-4, Metolius Masters #1,2,4, BD #2, omega nuts 1-13 and metolius hex 1-10. (obviously) did not use them all, but didn't record what was placed. 2 large white pines on route facilitate 2 stage, single rope rappels.


Comments on Free To Roam Tower 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