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The Tower Wall
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L to R R to L Alpha
Any Which Way But Down/Ex-traction T 
Arrowhead TR 
Back to the Gym TR 
Back to the Wall T 
Crefeld Crank TR 
Dead Tree Dihedral TR 
Ex-traction Slab TR 
In & Out T,TR 
Johnson Route T,TR 
Manticore Dihedral T,TR 
Manticore Face TR 
Manticore Upper Arete T,TR 
No Rest for the Wicked TR 
Ogre Arete T,TR 
Rachel's Crack T,TR 
Red Knob, The T,TR 
Rock Romancer TR 
Rossinator, The TR 
Tower Wall Direct T 
Unrest of the Witches TR 

Rock Romancer 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 20'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Brian Sundermann + Ken Roberts 2015
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: kenr on Nov 18, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: route Rock Romancer in Tower Wall area of Powerlin...


Climb the arete (or at least one hand on it), to finish on the first ledge about 20 feet up.

Could then continue upward on the Manticore Face route (or Manticore Upper Arete ).
Or get back down by traversing way right (east) across the Sunny Picnics area to past the Mushroom block, then down the start of the Tour des Picnics route.


The arete at the right end of Tower Wall, about 25 feet right (southeast) from the Dead Tree Dihedral. At the left side of the Manticore Dihedral in the Sunny Picnics area.


Top-Rope: Makes sense to set top anchor near top of cliff, like the Mancticore Face tree anchor -- need a static line -- and rappel or lower in to the anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Brian Sundermann on first ascent of Rock Romancer
Brian Sundermann on first ascent of Rock Romancer

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