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The Rainy Wednesday Tower formation is located between the Leaning Tower Gully and Bill's Buttress. The formation contains long climbs on good rock. Popular climbs here include Double Overhang, Orgasm, and Foreplay. You should arrive early to claim your climb when coming to this part of the East Rampart.
To get to the Rainy Wednesday formation hike up the CCC trail and turn right at Pedestal Buttress and head east around D'Arcy's Buttress. Once on top of the cliff walk west until you reach the Tombstone Wall/Leaning Tower area. Descend the Leaning Tower Gully and turn left (east) at the bottom of the gully. Here you will find the "Bedroom Amphitheater" (Orgasm, Foreplay, etc). A little further and you will reach Rainy Wednesday Tower itself.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rainy Wednesday Tower:
Cerebration 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c Trad, TR
The Balcony 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c TR
Double Overhang 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'
Hare-Brained Scheme 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Foreplay 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Cliff's Coitus 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
False Alarm Jam 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'
Green Bulge 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b TR
Second Coming 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b TR, 1 pitch, 75'
Orgasm 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Eave of Destruction 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad
Resurrection 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a TR, 1 pitch, 100'
Orgasm Direct 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad
Laundry Chute 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Trad
New Light Waves 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b TR
Featured Route For Rainy Wednesday Tower
Double Overhang 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Rainy Wednesday Tower
A well protected route that's exposed near the top. Climb up the crack in the corner, exit left and up to a platform. Climb right onto "lemon squeezer" block then up into recess beneath the right side of the overhang (popular pigeon roost). Step left and up into the notch in the overhang, and then continue to the top of the tower. I've broken the climb up into 2 pitches sometimes (like on Jungle Jim) by setting a belay beneath the overhang. It eliminates rope drag and gives a second that's just ...[more] Browse More Classics in WI
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