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Location: 34.9617, -101.6782 View Map  Incorrect?
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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.
This spire is right off the GSL trail so on busy days you will have hikers stop and watch.

The rock is generally pretty good, although this climb needs further cleaning from future ascents.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.6 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Hermit's Revenge 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 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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