Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
South and East Faces
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Animal Cracker Land 
Best Crack in Minnesota 
Bon Homme Variation 
Dancing With The Devils After Dark 
Direct Southeast 
Double Indemnity 
Dusk In Dogtown 
El Cracko Diablo 
Free Association 
Hollywood & Vine 
interesting problem below, The 
Let Me Go Wild 
Roach Addition 
Soler Eclipse 
Space Ranger 
Walt Bailey 
Window (Free), The 
Unsorted Routes:


YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 140'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c [details]
FA: 1985 Dennis Horning & Jim Schlinkman
Page Views: 137
Submitted By: Sean Nelb on Sep 25, 2011
Good Page? 0 people like this page. Your opinion:   

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (1)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Voluntary Closure Every June and Seasonal Falcon Closures MORE INFO >>>


Perhaps the most well-travelled, yet rarely climbed route on Devils Tower, Extension is the crack that is commonly rappelled to descend from El Cracko or Soler. From El Cracko's first-pitch anchors, head right into a shallow but moderate finger crack that peters out into face climbing above. Pass the chains at the hanging belay, surmount the bulge, and carefully pick your way up the small dihedral with a seam. 3 well-spaced bolts protect the moves above the chains, and marginal pro can be found on occasion, but Extension is definitely more runout than most Tower routes. Extension is no classic, but does offer some decent climbing


Start at the anchors at the end of El Cracko Diablo's first pitch.


Nuts, small cams to 1.5" Intermediate bolted anchor, 3 bolts.

Comments on Extension Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -