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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
Forecast:
Tonight

43°
Saturday

66° | 45°
Sunday

64° | 42°
Monday

63° | 43°
Tuesday

63° | 43°
Wednesday

62° | 42°
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Just about to top out on The Action. photo by suz...

Description 

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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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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