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Watchtower  


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Location: 42.81747, -109.33897 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Alpinglow23 on Nov 6, 2013
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Description 

Great quality rock in the picturesque Cirque of the towers. Can be climbed all seasons of the year, but access is difficult winter through early summer.

Getting There 

Approach same for the Cirque of the Towers. 30-40 min from camp in the Cirque will deliver you at the base of the climbing.

Climbing Season



Weather station 24.5 miles from here

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