A prominent 35ft spire right off the GSL trail with good moderate lines. There is potential for more difficult routes on the overhanging back side.
From the GSL trail head, hike about a mile up the trail until you come around a corner and see Hermit's Spire on your right. If you reach Red Star Ridge, you've gone too far.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hermit's Spire:
Hermit's Escape 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Hermit's Revenge 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c TR, 1 pitch, 35'
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Hermit's Revenge 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c TX : Palo Duro Canyon State Park : ... : Hermit's Spire
Start on the right side and traverse right into the small dihedral slot. Continue up, and meet Hermit's Escape near the top. 5.12? variation: Direct Start. Climb straight up into the small dihedral. Some cleaning will probable be required for this route to go. ...[more] Browse More Classics in TX
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