Tower of Babel

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Early morning sun
10 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

When viewed from Windy Ledge, this thin tower looks like it will fall down at any minute. However, it is standing the test of time and has three decent routes on it. The three routes described all start from a ledge and belay at the foot of the prominent twin grooves. This is gained up an easy but slippery chimney on the left.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Glory Road
A good, open route. Follow the left-hand groove.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS
2
Sin Top 50
The right-hand groove gives steady, open climbing and bridging, on polished holds, with loads of gear. Amazingly, the route was...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
VS
3
Lucy Simmons
A lonely detour onto the front face of the tower gives a few good moves in a fine position. Try not to think about what is...
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
E2