Left Tower (AKA: The Cleaver Block) Rock Climbing
The south side of Left Tower. Will delete when a ...
The Left Tower stands left of the other posted routes (1/2012), about two thirds of the way up the hill. It has an intriguing shape, even looks like a molar when viewed from the top of Upper Dome
Rap off the right (~east) side of the tower with a 60 meter rope on beefy bolts with quick links and ovals. Not sure whether a rap on a 50 meter rope would reach okay - might.
Climbing Season For the Sandia Mountains area.
Weather station 2.6 miles from here
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Jack in the Box 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a New Mexico
: Sandia Mountains
: ... : Left Tower (AKA: The Cleave...
The initial ~vertical crack has good pro which climbs like the nice easy music and suspenseful clicky sound from the winding lever ... solid steady thoughtful work. Be aware there is a semi-detached chunk of rock in this section, about the volume of a soccer ball.The first ascent party, Gary Lee Hicks and Florian Walchak, then followed the crack up & left to finish up the wide vertical crack: steep and smooth-ish rock with increasing risk of pendulum.Alternatively, after the vertical portion, we...[more] Browse More Classics in New Mexico
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