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Piton Tower  


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Location: 47.60723, -120.71528 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

A small tower in front of Rattlesnake Rock. Some historic climbing occurred here from 1948 to a visit from Peter Croft in 1984.

Getting There 

same approach as for Rattlesnake. About a 1/2 mile north of Castle rock a paved pullout is on the river side of Rt. 2. You can see the area from along the road. A steep trail takes about 15-20 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.5 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Piton Tower:
East Face   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 75'   
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West Face 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Piton Tower
This was described in 1961: start at center of face, angle left on steep slab till on left corner of the face, then return to center and straight up over the overhang and directly to the top. There is a chimney at the start....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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