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Submitted By: S.Mckinna on Apr 13, 2012
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Description 

This striking tower rises high up on the east side of Hamm Canyon. The left-facing corner is visible from the south but is in the shade much of the day.

Getting There 

Hike up Hamm Canyon for a mile or less, past a 50' broken cliff band. We were close to the Hamm Boulder, on the west, before we cut up the steep hill to the east. There is not much of a trail, but it is straightforward. The approach time was about 30 minutes. Descend the same way, watch out for the broken cliff band in the wash on your decent.

Climbing Season



Weather station 19.1 miles from here

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Tower Of Power   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   
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Tower Of Power 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c CO : Naturita and Paradox Valley : ... : Tower Of Power
This is a classic corner climb to an amazing horizontal roof traverse, the route would be a prize to free climb. The tough climbing is well-protected. I had to use several points of aid but I think free climbing is totally reasonable.Pitch 1. 100', 5.10+. Start up the corner through a short section of flakes and blocks. Climb into perfect hands to a pod, pull a roof and wrestle the steep, cupped hand crack to a two bolt anchor.Pitch 2. 60-70', 5.11. Continue up the corner through another bl...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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