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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R [details]
FA: Jim Kraus, Rick LeGrand
New Route: Yes
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring
Page Views: 101
Submitted By: JimmyK on Nov 1, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Tower and chimney system from the lake.

Description 

Approach: By boat on Apache Lake, anchor near Friendship Cove and scramble and bushwack your way up to the base of the tower. Watch for rattlesnakes. Approximately 1 hour.

Climb: Climb the crumbling chimney system (95 feet) to reach the top of the tower and the anchors. Watch for loose rock the entire climb! Beautiful summit.

Descent: Rap the route from 3 bolt anchors. Make your way back to the lake.

Location 

Apache Lake - near Friendship Cove. You can see the tower from many places on the water.

Protection 

Singles - .5 to 3 or 4.
3 bolt anchor at top.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Rick climbing the chimney to the top of the tower....
BETA PHOTO: Rick climbing the chimney to the top of the tower....
Rock Climbing Photo: View of tower from the lake.  Tower is lit up by t...
BETA PHOTO: View of tower from the lake. Tower is lit up by t...

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