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Unknown Skinny Tower 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: ?
Season: not hot
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Submitted By: Andrew Gram on Nov 7, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Unknown Skinny Tower on the left, Unknown Fat Towe...

Description 

Unknown Skinny Tower is the western skinnier tower of the two towers just north of the San Rafael Knob.

Climb a delicate face to a low angle ramp to an arete to the summit. Really fun face climbing on rock that is better than it looks. Don't fall on the upper arete.

Location 

From the Moore exit, head south on the Copper Globe Road through Justensen Flats. Keep going straight east when a sign points right to go to Devils Canyon/Copper Globe - I think the road is marked as 283? Go a couple miles past some dead end signs on the most major road. When the road dead ends at a large open area, backtrack a bit and go north on the first dirt road. Follow that to the base of the towers and an excellent campsite.

The road to the dead end open area is moderately challenging 4WD - if it seemed difficult at all park there and hike cross country. The road between there and the towers has a pretty significant crux section. There are excellent campsites all along the road.

Protection 

Single set of cams - a big piece may be useful depending on where you climb up to the ramp.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The unknown towers north of the San Rafael Knob fr...
The unknown towers north of the San Rafael Knob fr...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jason Hall on the summit of Unknown Skinny Tower
Jason Hall on the summit of Unknown Skinny Tower

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By Frosty Weller
From: Colorado
Nov 8, 2016

Andrew these Fat/Skinny towers look fun! Adventurous to get to... good 4wheeling and camping. Classic Swell!

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