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Digital Tower  


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Elevation: 9,527'
Location: 39.25912, -105.10251 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Tod Anderson on Nov 15, 2001
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Description 

One of the newer crags at Devil's Head, this rock features six sport routes up to 100' in length. This is also the closest rock to the firetwoer providing expansive views of the Lost Creek Wilderness, The Sangre De Cristos and Pike's Peak. So far the routes range in difficulty from 11c to 12d.

Getting There 

To get there go downhill 100 yards southwest from the ranger cabin just below the firetower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.2 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',5],['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 Digital Tower:
C++   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Digital Tower

Jesus H. Cranker 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CO : South Platte : ... : Digital Tower
This is a great powerful line up the steepest part of Digital Tower. The route overhangs about 10 degrees, and is very continuous. You will be the star of the day for the tourists at the firetower. To get there, do the first pitch of Beta Sponge (10a) to a belay ledge at 80 feet. Jesus H. Cranker is the first route to the right of the belay ledge. The climbing is hard immediately after leaving the ledge - and it doesn't get easy again until just before you reach the anchors, abou...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By richard magill
Nov 15, 2002
For anyone that is interested, I posted a number of topo-type photos on the new areas at Devil's Head.I put up all the routes on Digital Tower and some of the routes on The Crag Ranch.There are two more major crags in this new valley, but no photos of those yet.

It's a bit late in the year for this- the road into Devil's Head will close in a couple of weeks. But maybe someone will be able to find these routes next spring.