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The Towers Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.0231, -116.0679 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Evans on Apr 23, 2003
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"The Towers". Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

The location of several fine Desert Queen Mine area routes. Do Xenalmorph (5.10c) a steep and underrated face route and Death Rides a Pale Horse (5.8) a nice handcrack.


Getting There 

Procede to the NW corner of the hillside behind Queen Crimson Plateau.


Climbing Season

For the Joshua Tree National Park area.

Weather station 7.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Xenalmorph 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Towers
This is a "trick" route, Hopefully you've been going yoga regularly, because this one requires a full body stem to a Jean-Claude Van Damme pose at the first bolt. Anything less than "Heated Advanced Power Core 5" will likely leave you ripped in two, unless you have freakishly long legs. From there its simple pulls through the second and third bolts to the fourth. Hopefully you decided to finish before leaving the ground, because the fourth is a horror show, with more than an inch of bolt v...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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