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The Tower Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 50'
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Administrators: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: ashley holmes on Jan 25, 2010
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92° | 69°
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Monday

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Thursday

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Description 

This is the first part of where the SCC property begins, the property line is on the right side of the tower. This means no climbing to the right of the painted property line thats on the right side of this tower. This is a detached section of rock, which is the nature of the name "tower".

Getting There 

Follow main trail to where the bluff line begins,the tower is visible on the right. There is an established trail, please use trails that are already established. Don't make new ones please!

Climbing Season

For the Yellow Bluff area.

Weather station 11.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For The Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: out on a limb

Out on a Limb 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Alabama : Yellow Bluff : The Tower
nice route follows an obvious arete,route starts with some easy scrambling up to the start of the arete,where you have to hand jam in a water groove then pop up to the next positive hold.from there just follow the arete up moderate ground to the top...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alabama

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Rock Climbing Photo: trailhead
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Rock Climbing Photo: ashley holmes "out on a limb"
ashley holmes "out on a limb"

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By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
Administrator
From: Alabama
Jan 26, 2010
There are some top-rope routes on this feature, but will be sport. There are also some nice pro-routes on this feature....stay tuned.

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