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North Tower Rock Climbing 


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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 >>>

Description 

This tower has some high quality free climbing, loose scary free climbing, and some easy aid.

Getting There 

Buy Eric's Desert Rock IV. The directions are excellent. North tower is located north of Arrowhead Spire and north-east of Eagle Plume Tower. The approach to the base of the tower is about a 40 minute walk. Walk around the right side of Arrow head to access to climbing on the North east side.

Climbing Season

For the Valley of the Gods/Mexican Hat area.

Weather station 7.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: North Tower

Northeast Route 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Utah : Moab Area : ... : North Tower
This route follows the major crack system to the left of Serendipity on the northeast side of the tower. Start out by climbing a Supercrack like hand crack, then climb 30 feet of awkward off-width to a big ledge. I belayed my buddy here using a gear anchor since there are no belay bolts on the route. For the second pitch, follow the left facing corner to a saddle. From here, make some dicey, unprotected moves onto a lower summit, and traverse to the arete of the highest summit. Make some easy, e...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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Rock Climbing Photo: North Tower and Arrowhead Spire from the approach.
North Tower and Arrowhead Spire from the approach.

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