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Sun King Tower, West Face

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Sun King Tower, West Face  


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Elevation: 8,000'
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on May 12, 2013
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Description 

West Face of the tower, and home to the actual route, Sun King 5.12-.

Getting There 

Follow directions on main Sun King Tower page.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.2 miles from here

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Sun King Direct 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Sun King Tower, West Face
Sun King Direct is one of the most aesthetic lines to be found up here. The route tackles a vertical 80' pillar, with the middle section dominated by a large and unique scoop/hueco. This is a mixed line, and the gear in the middle is hard to place, with the best pieces being small #4 wires. A #2 TCU can also provide some reassurance. A couple moves above this there is a good #2 Camalot pod before launching back into the scoop and the final two bolts of business. Crack system t...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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