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Tower of Zen

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Tower of Zen  

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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Dec 16, 2009
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The Tower of Zen offers both short, moderate routes, at the base, and extensions to more difficult climbing on the overhanging headwall above. These routes are in the shade in the morning and late afternoon.

Getting There 

Allow 10-12 minutes to hike and scramble the trail, and descend the rebar ladder from the Grotto.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Tower of Zen

4 Moves to Happiness 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Tower of Zen
Climb Daily Practice and continue past its anchors until you can climb over the short bulge above. From here climb the right bolt line passing two large cobbles and a devious crux sequence. This is a very pumpy route that demands attention to the end....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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