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This tower is on the south side of the road, maybe half a mile up from the Maverick Buttress routes. Bjornstads DRII says the tower is the westernmost, though its not... the main buttress of the head of the canyon is actually west of the gap separating Mavericks Buttress from said buttress. The tower is easily recognized when coming down the canyon (as in the photo).
Drive up Longs Canyon about half a mile past the routes on Mavericks Buttress.
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The Tiff 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a C2- PG13 Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 230'
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The Tiff 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a C2- PG13 UT : Moab Area : ... : Longs Canyon Tower
The route begins on the north west side of the tower above the road. Find an easier way up through the lower cliffs to get to the base.Pitch 1 = a bolt ladder with a few moves of C1 in the crack gets you to a hanging belay.Pitch 2 = a long crack of varying size, but focussed on blue tcu's Conceivably, you could link p2 and p3, but we broke it up as we were running out of gear. Pitch 3 has some sandy free moves, so you wanna mitigate the rope drag. Its gonna be pretty hard to carry all that gear....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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