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The Tower  


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Elevation: 50'
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Administrators: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: ashley holmes on Jan 25, 2010
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Description 

This is the first part of where the SCC property begins, the property line is on the right side of the tower. This means no climbing to the right of the painted property line thats on the right side of this tower. This is a detached section of rock, which is the nature of the name "tower".

Getting There 

Follow main trail to where the bluff line begins,the tower is visible on the right. There is an established trail, please use trails that are already established. Don't make new ones please!

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 11.0 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For The Tower
yellow bluff

Float 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  AL : Yellow Bluff : The Tower
This route is the first line around to the right, right side of the arete. There is no defined crux,unless its wet at the top,can be slippery.other wise climb up easy ground with nice placements galore.nice "getting back on the horse route"havent done that much trad in a while,so quite pleasant...[more]   Browse More Classics in AL

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By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
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From: Alabama
Jan 26, 2010
There are some top-rope routes on this feature, but will be sport. There are also some nice pro-routes on this feature....stay tuned.
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