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The Watchtower Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,800'
Location: 34.66379, -116.97757 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Art Morimitsu on Feb 5, 2007  with updates from drjman and 1 more
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Just about to top out on The Action. photo by suz...


Sunny south facing wall, secluded high on a ridge behind Twin Towers/Pat and Jack Pinnacle.

Getting There 

From Raven rocks follow the trail and when it forks take the right hand branch. Head up the canyon until you spot a cairn of rocks near a fissure like feature, go up several more fissures until you reach the top of the ridge.

Climbing Season

For the Box Canyon West area.

Weather station 12.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Just about to top out on The Action.  photo by suz...

The Action 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  California : High Desert : ... : The Watchtower
Sustained overhanging power endurance climbing over several small roofs. A powerful series of opening moves going from a rail to an undercling eventually leading to a great 2 finger pocket below a jug. Technical moves to eventually set you up for a long move to a slopey crimper, followed by a layback to reach an incut hold. A long reach to a jug allows you to pull over on good holds to a spooky traverse with good handholds and poor feet. Finish the route in a hollowed out section before topping ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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