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Haggis Tower 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 170'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jim Howe , Paul Ross , Richard McHardy (UK) May 2001
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT Ross on Jan 2, 2008

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Jim on the summit

RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>


This Tower is visible from the top of any of the Bridger Routes . It lies in a gap in the Lavender Butte ,the next Butte NW of BJ.The climb starts up a crack system on the NW side of the Tower. Two pitches to a fine summit and great views towards the six shooters


The Tower was approached from a road south of the Six Shooters. It lies in a break in the Lavender Butte . This break is drawn in on the map in the New Indian Creek Guide.


Desert Rack.

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By Paul S
From: Fruita, CO
Aug 2, 2016

A little more info on what I think was this route..after some scrambling the climb is steep hands that quickly goes to steep baggy fists. This leads to a giant chockstone that was pretty nerve racking to get around. The second pitch is a wide crack that's quite a bit easier than the first pitch. I wish I had more #4 camalots and a #5 or two. A fun climb, but felt a bit like a gamble getting around that block, which would be game over if it gave way. A double 60 m rope rappel gets you to the ground.
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Aug 2, 2016

Good one Paul ... Any sign of a second ascent ... might be yours ? All the Best from the UK..
By Paul S
From: Fruita, CO
Aug 2, 2016

Someone beat me to the second ascent judging from the webbing at the top. I'm guessing I was the third or fourth.

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