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Lovely Tower Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Lovely Tower is a freestanding boulder as tall as Wave Wall, right next door. Of the six routes it holds, five are are bolted and four are must-dos, particularly the Lovely Arete (5.11a). If you climb in the 11-to-12 range, this is the block for you.

Getting There 

Lovely Tower sits almost exactly in the middle of the East Falls and the North Falls. From the Dog Walk Gully, follow the cliff north and east past Royal Arches Wall. From the North Falls, go south and west past Spleef Peak. You won't miss it.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.1 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lovely Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lovely Tower:
Lithuanian Chimney   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Fine Nine   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Goblin Girl   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 40'   
Lovely Arete   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 35'   
Hidden Treasures   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 40'   
Velvet Green   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 40'   
Lost Innocence   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
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