This area of the tower gets sun in early afternoon at summer time, and gets it early afternoon in the winter. A 70m rope is useful for most of these routes, though not necessary. If not used, the midway anchors must be used to descend the routes.
Find the tower (duh!) and look for Goliath (the huge nose), and the routes to the wall to the left is the west face.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West (Center) Face:
Zee Wicked Witch 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
The Hunting of the Snark 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 110'
Ripped Van Winkle 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Mad Hatter 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Featured Route For West (Center) Face
Zee Wicked Witch 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b NM : Enchanted Tower : ... : West (Center) Face
Go up the slabby ramp of deteriorating rock that is left of the large arete. Continue up to the halfway anchors (book calls the route 5.11c to the first set of anchors, it seems more difficult than that.) Get your no hands rest at the giant hueco just at the anchors, and continue up and right. Crux is passing through the area of darker brown rock....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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