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Sven Tower 3

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Sven Tower 3  


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Submitted By: ClimbPHX.com on Aug 6, 2010
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Description 

Great long mixed routes on good rock. East facing, looking out over Verde Valley, and Fountain Hills.

Getting There 

Hike as described to saddle, continue to follow trail down and around the apron, looking upward you will see the route bolts.

Climbing Season

For the McDowell Mountains area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sven Tower 3 :
Right Rib   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches   
Left Route    5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 185'   
Left Rib--5.9+ variation   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 185'   
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Left Rib--5.9+ variation 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Sven Tower 3
Cruxy move at the transition onto a overhung face just above a horizontal crack is really really fun! Another psychological crux is found stepping up over another wall 25 or so ft. above and to the right--due to exposure, but it is a well-protected move. Very thin footwork near the top probably marks the technical crux for the climb!...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By ClimbPHX.com
From: Mesa AZ
Aug 6, 2010
Please help keep this place clean. I have been picking up beer bottles, climbing tape and PET bottle tops from this site.

I will replace the webbing on the first pitch of the first right side climb sometime this weekend.
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