|The Black Tower
This route ascends the south west face of the Black Tower, between Umbilical Cord and Crown Of Thorns past six bolts to a two bolt anchor with chains. The crux is encountered at the second bolt.
South west face of the Black Tower, between Umbilical Cord and Crown Of Thorns. Rappel descent.
Six bolts to a two bolt anchor with chains.
|By Nelson Day|
From: Joshua Tree, CA
Sep 23, 2011
Bottom portion has very sustained crimps and tricky footwork. The upper portion is fantastic!
|By Chris Owen|
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Nov 30, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
I think this is one I climbed back in the 90's shortly after the first ascent by the looks of it. I thought it was a very good climb - as it stuck in my memory better than most others there.