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The Clod Tower - 5.10c

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Mark Moore, Lars Holbeack, 1977
Rock (Trad)
Double Rack
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


This route lies just left of Crimson and Hook- start in a recess and climb the obvious crack system until you reach a gully roughly 900' up. From here, move right and climb the left side of the Mushroom to the top.

Descent Options:

Rappel the route, rappel to the gully, then ascend to Crimson and rappel, rappel from the summit onto the upper pitches of Crimson.

Submitted by: vegastradguy on 2007-09-05
Views: 814
Route ID: 88322

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2013-03-06 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Clod Tower

The first pitch is one of the best moderate pure trad pitches in all of Red Rock. It is a full body workout with a bit of everything....chimney, off width, hands and even a short finger layback below the bulge/roof. There is no real identifiable crux, if you have a weakness in one of those disciplines it will prob show up. I advise a single to C4 #5 or 6, double 2's and 3's. The 2nd and last pitches were great 5.9 leads as well. We rapped onto Crimson from the top of the Mushroom (2 nuts-2013). With Danny U!

Added: 2013-03-08