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South Minaret Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 37.15562, -111.76889 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Apr 2, 2016
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BETA PHOTO: Summit on the left is "South"

Description 

The south west summit of the obvious tower. Very soft and shifts from weakness to weakness to gain the ramp which leads to the small shoulder. Then after some poor quality rock reach relief in the darker red band beneath the even better cap stone.

Getting There 

See main tower directions.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Roy Suggett starting up P1, cleaning.

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