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El Guapo.

Description 

The Watchtower has a collection of bolted climbs from 5.8 to 5.11 with sun and shade.


Getting There 

Hike up and left from the School Yard. Continue to the "top" of the Narrows until you see a pronounced buttress of rock on your right. There are climbs on the left and right side of this buttress.


6 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Watchtower:
Night School   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
El Guapo   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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El Guapo.

El Guapo 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  CO : Carbondale : ... : The Watchtower
Starts on the face past a bolt. The second bolt is under the roof. Make the move around the corner. Climb the arete about 20 feet then make your way right to the chains. Really fun moves throughout....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By david goldstein
Jul 8, 2008

The locals have done a nice job of terracing the steep slopes at the base of this crag.