The Black Tower
||Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 85'
|Consensus: ||C1+ [details]|
|FA: ||Paul Ross ,Layne Potter....20th Dec/2001|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Page Views: ||711|
|Submitted By: ||USBRIT on Jan 1, 2008|
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P. Ross on the summit of The Black Tower.
This tower takes the cake as the loosest of the I-70 Towers. So loose, a groove was worn into the Towers wall by the first ascenders. In an article on this area, Pete Taketa described this tower as a future horrific nightmare. Actually, it is a piece of cake for a Borrowdale climber.
This is located at the west end of the Mt. Garfield formations. See area photo.
Fixed nails, odd bolt, tie-offs required.