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Past the Oven toward the right side of the Pit is the Sun Tower, a semi-detached formation with a good concentration of moderate routes. All of the climbs here are 5.10 or under, making this one of the best hangouts for moderate climbers at the Pit. The rock is fairly solid, but broken up by many ledges, tainting the quality of the routes somewhat. Despite its name, the Sun Tower is also a good place to catch some shade on a hot day.
Walk along the main trail past the Oven until you reach an obvious tower with bolted routes. R.E.M. is the first route on the left.
6 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Sun Tower:
Sunshine Daydream 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Pleasant Dreams 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
R.E.M. (Rapid Eye Movement) 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 50'
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Sunshine Daydream 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : The Sun Tower
The climb starts right of Pleasant Dreams on bulbous bouldery corner start (crux) then cruzer. Good stance for clipping bolts, follow 8 bolts to top, easiest climb on the Tower. Great first lead, warm up, or night climb. ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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