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A fine looking 250' tower on the west side of the north end of Courthouse Wash. Argon is a couple of hundred yards south of the Three Gossips. Routes face north and west.
Start at the parking lot at the north end of the Courthouse Wash (Broadway) trail. Take the trail for a few minutes until abeam Argon. Follow intermittent climbers' trails, countouring around the north end of the tower, bypassing the bottom part of the tower and ending up at a bench on the west side of the tower. Ten to fifteen minutes from the parking lot.
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West Face 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
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West Face 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c UT : Moab Area : ... : Argon Tower
If you free this route, you are a true desert free climber.Pitch 1 – Climb a thin crack in a right facing corner to a ledge. There used to be an anchor here but it has been stripped of it’s hangers. Continue up the crack as it widens from #3 to #4.5 Camalot over the next 50 feet and belay at a fixed anchor in the alcove. (5.11 or C1)Pitch Two – Wiggle out the bombay chimney and continue up the crack passing some less than stellar rock along the way. Belay at the fixed anchor on the s...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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