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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

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

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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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East Face 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Piton Tower
1st ascent of the tower in 1948 was this route.The free ascent in 1961 was considered 5.8 while placing pitons. There was an assortment of 1/4" bolts and fixed pins. Some relics remain, but I would not trust them much. The start is the physical crux, there are pro placements up there, stemming and chimney technique get you up it. There is a chock stone mid way up that made me nervous, seems to be wedged in....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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