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Big Tower  


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Submitted By: Tom Helvie on Dec 19, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Big Tower Center Area - Topo

Description 

This small area contains a modest selection of moderates, including one of the easiest bolted routes in the Gorge.

Getting There 

On the eastside of the paved, middle power plant rd., where the river bends and the steep hill ends. Cross via a bridge hidden under the leaning tree.

Climbing Season



Weather station 16.7 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Big Tower:
Coming Attractions   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   
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Featured Route For Big Tower
Mike Williams enters the crux roof of Bust a Move 12a, Owen's River Gorge

Bust a Move 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Big Tower
This route climbs out the center of the roof on the Big Tower. The crux comes right at the lip of the roof and is quite brief. It is followed by wandering 5.10 climbing up the face and arete. The crux can also be toproped by climbing the first two bolts of Big Screen (10b) to the right and then move left to connect with the upper part of Bust a Move. Since the crux is basically a one mover, this climb feels light for 12a, but its a hard move nonetheless....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Big Tower Left Area - Topo
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