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HightowerSW Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,800'
Location: 42.0037, -105.3742 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dennis Horning on Feb 14, 2012
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The west face of the Hightower


Hightower SW is the lowest flat spot on the Southwest Ridge

Getting There 

From the Ashley Creek confluence with Duck Creek continue north to the west side of the Southwest Ridge.

Climbing Season

For the Laramie Peak Wildlife Habitat Management Area area.

Weather station 12.5 miles from here

81 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',27],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in HightowerSW

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for HightowerSW:
Nazi Regalia   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 155'   Hightower
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Featured Route For HightowerSW
Rock Climbing Photo: Walking up the first pitch slab.

Walk Like an Egyptian 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Wyoming : Laramie Range : ... : The Tunnel
Route climbs the slabs and the flake system directly below The Sphinx.P1, 10b, 80': Follow the arete of the detached boulder, and slab up to the benched belay.P2, 10a, 80': Continue up the short arete or dihedral, step right and follow the hand cracks to the wide flake.An alternate pitch 1 uses gear on the crack system to the right (10a) to reach the benched belay....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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