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Tower Rock, NE Face (Brittle Power) T 

Sheep Creek  


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Elevation: 6,500'
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Submitted By: James Garrett on Jun 22, 2008
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Description 

Just outside the Flaming Gorge area and within the Ashley National Forest. Weber Sandstone of pretty good quality and no other climbers

Getting There 

10 miles south of the town of Manila, UT, turn onto the Sheep Creek Loop Road. Excellent camping at the Carmel Campground.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.3 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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Tower Rock from the road with the route on the lef...

Tower Rock, NE Face (Brittle Power) 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A1 PG13  UT : Flaming Gorge : Sheep Creek
This is the largest free standing desert tower in Sheep Creek and the Flaming Gorge area. Extensive recon and research into the climbing history on this tower proved useless, as obscure drilled sandstone threaded anchors were discovered only after arriving on the top!!"Just saw your post on MP. That's a cool line you picked. The line we did was all free (~5.10R) and approached via the gully on the backside. I think 5 short pitches due to rope drag (lots of drag when the rope is slicing throug...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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