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Tower Peak Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 11,755'
Location: 38.14518, -119.54654 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: The first view of Tower Peak from the approach tra...

Description 

Tower Peak is the most northern of the Mountaineers Peaks listed by the Sierra club. The easiest route to the summit is class 3.
Information about this peak is easy to find. Sierra Club, Summit post, Secors Guide, and Sierra Classics, to name a few. Now on Mountain Project.

Getting There 

Leavitt Meadows trail head on Rt. 108. The approach hike is 15 miles +/-, along the Walker River trail, and then the Tower Lake trail.

This peak has been climbed as a day hike. See Bob Burds trip reports.

Climbing Season

For the 02 - The Sawtooth Ridge area.

Weather station 27.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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]


Featured Route For Tower Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: The NW Chute.

Northwest Chute 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a  California : High Sierra : ... : Tower Peak
The route starts at Tower Lake and is off trail, although you may see footprints here and there. It is mostly 2nd class, with a bit of 3rd near the summit. The summit register shows a lot of traffic....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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