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Great White Conqueror 

AI4 M5+ A1

Type:  Trad, Aid, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2500', Grade V
Original: AI4 M5+ A1 [details]
FA: S. Magro, R. Johnson
Season: WInter/Spring
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Submitted By: GR Johnson on Jan 15, 2010

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Great view


True adventure climb on the North Face of West Tower. It takes the obvious line directly up the middle of the face. The bottom half of the route is steep snow and ice climbing. Once in the slot the top half of the route is the crux with several large chockstones to overcome. This route is extremely sustained, but very fun. Descend the west ridge.


It is the only line to date on the N. Face of West Tower. Follow the snow as high up the face as you can then trend left onto the face. Descend the West Ridge


1-2 racks of cams to a #3, nuts, pins. Bring 1-2 pickets, and 4-6 screws.

Photos of Great White Conqueror Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Very steep fun climbing
Very steep fun climbing
Rock Climbing Photo: Sam having a peak back
Sam having a peak back
Rock Climbing Photo: You don't get to feel the warmth of the sun until ...
You don't get to feel the warmth of the sun until ...
Rock Climbing Photo: steep mixed
steep mixed
Rock Climbing Photo: Steep rock
Steep rock

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