Block Tower is located between Poe Buttress and Cynical Pinnacle.
Approach from either CP or the Sunshine Wall trail.
8 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Block Tower:
Dance of Chance 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 6 pitches, 450'
Hurt Dance 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Grade II
Queer Bait 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 5 pitches, 450'
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Mister Mantle 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 CO : South Platte : ... : Block Tower
The crux is about 1/3 of the way up the 1st pitch It is well protected and the fall (if you take one) is a relatively gentle pendulum. The climbing is steep and sporting! The moves are elegant with no giveaway sections. There is steep slab climbing to a mantle before each bolt. There is no way to dog any part of this pitch. You have to climb it! There is a large ledge to belay from. Pitch two is a hand/fist crack....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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