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BETA PHOTO: Gorgeous Tower North West face topo
If you are looking for a 5.11 arÍte, then this is your rig. Expect thoughtful climbing the whole way up. Originally done as a 4 bolt mixed route, it no doubt would have been too spicy for most suitors and was fortunately retro-bolted by the first ascensionist.
One of the best arÍtes in the gorge.
The arete left of "Giveaway."
8 bolts + anchors.
Mar 26, 2007
Super arete and a good intro to the Gorge...
|By Euan Cameron|
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
May 8, 2011
I loved this route. Big moves at the start and tricky body english thereafter.