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The Black Tower 


Type:  Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 85'
Consensus: C1+ [details]
FA: Paul Ross ,Layne Potter....20th Dec/2001
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 796
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.

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