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Torres de Polvo  


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Submitted By: John J. Glime on Nov 5, 2006
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Description 

These are a group of three/four DIRTY towers that are bisected by I-70 on the western edge of the swell. They are within rock toss distance from the interstate.

These formations are nothing to write home about, but due to their close proximity to the interstate, if you are adventure minded, they give the dirt climber something to do.

Getting There 

Traveling on I-70, go to Ranch exit 108. The towers are a few hundred meters east of the exit on both sides of the interstate. There are 2 1/2 on the south side and 1 on the north side.

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Weather station 20.5 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Virgin Roadtrip climbs the splitter crack on the right side of this picture.

Virgin Roadtrip 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c C1  UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : Torres de Polvo
Viewed from the interstate, the tower that this route climbs is approximately 100 feet high, but the route starts from a saddle on the north side and the climb is only about 40 feet long. When you see the beautiful splitter crack, you may want to attempt the route free. As the crack cleans up, I have no doubt that this could be accomplished. It is slightly overhanging near the top.This route climbs the obvious crack on the north side of the tower. I stopped to check out the tower when I saw ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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On the south side of the Interstate.  Dirty Exhibitionist climbs the tower on the left in this picture.
BETA PHOTO: On the south side of the Interstate. Dirty Exhibi...

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