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1950 DA T 

Kyle's Tower Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Dec 12, 2006
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Description 

This is the tower about 300 meters left of Abraxas and just above the Amasa Back trail. It's about 200 feet high.

Getting There 

Park at the Amasa Back trail head and follow the trail for about a half mile... hike up off the trail for about 100 meters to reach the base. You can see the tower from the parking lot and from the trail.

Climbing Season

For the Kane Springs Canyon area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

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