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Fire Tower, on the east ridge of Mt. Otis. It show...

Description 

This is the tower that is to the right and up behind the Otis Flower Tower. You can walk off the back.

Getting There 

Ascend the gully to the right (east) of Otis Flower Tower up to the base of the Fire Tower. The gully is loose, so stay close together when going up or down. Zig zagging and exposed scrambling is required....

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.3 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Der Sudwand Buttress 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Fire Tower
Maybe some/all of this has been climbed before, maybe not. We didn't see any evidence on route, but aside from a few trundled holds, we didn't leave any either.Pitch 1. From the large ledge at the base of the buttress, climb intermittent cracks up and right to the large, RFC. Ascend the steep, RFC via big holds, exiting left at the top to a good belay stance. (5.7)Pitch 2. From the belay ascend up and left via ledges and short corners until it is possible to move back right to the prow on good...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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