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Submitted By: arjunmh on Apr 23, 2013
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Kind of our first view, showing both "Tower O...

Description 

When David and I began exploring the Totem-Proto area for new development we were enchanted by the potential for scaling new towers here. Our first view was by traversing across a face just south of Proto Pipe, above the ancient and wonderful old juniper that remains alive despite having fallen into a gully (Please don't damage this tree!!). Better access is described below.

Getting There 

From the start of "Overcoming Inertia" on the northeast buttress of Proto Pipe, skirt the buttress to the south and then turn uphill into this "hidden" area of towers and crags.

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Weather station 0.6 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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Hawk n Bladder 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Hidden Towers
Starts similar to Minas Morgul, but then leaves the right arching crack and ascends the clean face. Place gear to protect move onto the face and climb past six bolts and a spicey overhanging bulge with a well placed bolt onto easier ground an horizontal gear placements to anchor. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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